Meet Phil, Builder's Merchant Manager for our new branch opening in Poole

  • 29/10/2021

Our Builder's Merchant Manager Phil, who will be taking over our new Poole branch next year, has worked in the merchant sector for over 30 years. We recently caught up with Phil to talk about his career.

“I tried to leave the industry once and have a go at selling hydraulics, but it didn’t last long and NMSB drew me back in! I enjoy the customer interaction and helping customers find the right product for what they are doing. I have been privileged to have worked in the Poole area for most of my life and seen many family successions, with customers passing their businesses over to the next generation. It’s such a great industry to be part of, I don’t know what ever made me think of leaving back in the day.”

Phil has actually worked for us for the last 10 months at our New Milton branch whilst preparing for the opening of the Poole branch in the new year.

“It's been such an exciting time to join NMSB. They are a well established local aggregate, concrete and waste company supporting thousands of customers already across the region, but now with the expansion of their Builder's Merchants in the Poole area, and the renovation plans for their existing New Milton branch, things are just getting going!”

As an independent company, we are able to be quick, flexible and reactive to our customers' needs, and our new branch in Poole will provide an enhanced service with a brand new drive through facility, and our timber will be stored under cover.

The builder's merchants in Poole will open at the start of 2022 and we will be sharing the progress over the coming weeks as the new branch takes shape!

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