Dean Hayward is appointed Chair of the BMF Tools, Fixings & Workwear Forum 

1 July 2022

Dean Hayward, Head of Sales & Marketing at NMBS, has been appointed Chair of the BMF Tools, Fixings & Workwear Forum, taking the reins from the sectors previous chair, Simon Bicknell, Marketing Director at Toolbank. 

Having been at NMBS for 19 years, Dean is responsible for developing and implementing the sales and marketing strategies at NMBS while also having the commercial responsibility for the Power Tools and Tools categories. Dean is also a Key Account Manager for NBG, H&B and IBC. 

Dean Hayward said the following: “It is a great honour to be elected as the Chair of the BMF Tools, Fixings, Workwear and PPE forum. I am excited to continue my work with the BMF to proactively collaborate with suppliers and merchants. The aim is to create an eagerly attended forum for merchants, manufacturers, and distributors to share best practice and enjoy networking opportunities with their fellow peers within Tools, Workwear and Fixings categories.”

John Newcomb made the following comments: “I am delighted to have Dean as one of the BMF’s sector forum Chairs. Deans first meeting was a success and I look forward to seeing what he will bring to the forums to come.”