Responsible for the day-to-day management and trading performance of Marshalls Landscape Protection and Marshalls Natural Stone, Chris Churm took on the role of Managing Director of the two businesses in June 2022.
Strategically experienced, Chris joined Marshalls in 2006 and has worked across the company in a diverse range of roles.
From Commercial Regional Trading Manager, engaging with specifiers and commercial contractors across all Marshalls' catalogues, to National Accounts Director, managing national builders’ merchant focused sales teams. And most recently, Trading Director, responsible for the business with domestic installers, including the Marshalls Register of Accredited Landscape Contractors, before taking up the new position of Managing Director in June.
Commenting on his new role, Chris said: “I am delighted to be working in this role which covers our Landscape Protection and Natural Stone businesses. With the support of a fantastic team, we have already begun to develop the business areas further. In terms of Landscape Protection, we have placed a focus on supporting those responsible for the safety and design of public realm with our vast portfolio of protective and non-protective street furniture, post and rail and active travelling products.
“Additionally, our stone business gives me the opportunity to work with colleagues and customers to really develop our total value proposition across Marshalls’ portfolio of beautiful and technically outstanding ranges.
“Protect Duty is also an important topic in our industry right now. The new legislation expected to come into force in 2023 is one of our priorities and we are working with the experts in our team to ensure that our product range offers suitable solutions to meet requirements.”
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