Patrick Headon, Managing Director – Wolseley UK

Patrick was appointed Managing Director of Wolseley UK in May 2015. He joined Wolseley in 2012 and was appointed Managing Director of Wolseley Central Europe in 2013. Prior to joining Wolseley he held the position of CEO at Switcher SA, the Swiss clothing brand. From 2005 to 2009, Patrick was Business Development Director at eBay International. Prior to that he spent eight years in the beverage industry in general management positions for Diageo plc.

Keith Dorling, Managing Director – Infrastructure

Keith joined the business in February 2014. He has extensive executive-level experience with a proven track record of driving market expansion and revenue growth for the businesses he has led. His previous roles include Managing Director, Civil Government at Interserve, and Regional Director for the UK, Ireland, Nordics, Baltics and Benelux for Johnson Controls.

Vanessa French, General Counsel – Wolseley UK

Vanessa was appointed General Counsel of Wolseley UK in March 2013, and is responsible for legal and company secretarial matters. Vanessa is an experienced lawyer, and has worked in both private practice and in-house.

Rob Gladwin, Managing Director – Plumb and Parts Center, BCG, William Wilson, Drain Center and Integrated Services

Rob joined Wolseley UK in May 2012, helping to drive the company’s ambitious growth strategy and ensure it achieves its aim of becoming merchant of choice for customers and suppliers.

Sally-Anne Griffiths, HR Director   Wolseley UK

Wolseley UK HR Director, Sally-Anne Griffiths, is responsible for driving and delivering the people change agenda.

She joined Wolseley UK in 2013 and was Head of HR Operations prior to her appointment to HR Director in February 2016.

Sally-Anne has previously held numerous senior level roles throughout her extensive career in HR, working across sectors including leisure and hospitality, retail and travel.

Louise Hancox, Finance Director – Wolseley UK


Louise Hancox became Wolseley UK’s Finance Director in August 2016.  She joined Wolseley UK in 2012 as Director of Central Finance and most recently was Finance Director of its Plumbing and Heating Division.

Louise is a highly experienced commercial finance director who has held senior roles at organisations including Alliance-Boots and Celesio AG.  

Jeremy Maxwell, Multichannel Director – Wolseley UK

Jeremy was appointed Multichannel Director, Wolseley UK, in January 2014. His extensive marketing, eCommerce and multichannel experience at senior board level includes roles at Kingfisher, where he was Group Strategy Director and at Mothercare, where he was Group Multichannel Director on the Executive Board. He has also held the position of Marketing and eCommerce Director at Screwfix, where he was responsible for the company’s award-winning website.

Paul Turner, Commercial and Strategy Director – Wolseley UK

Paul Turner is responsible for the strategic direction of Wolseley UK and future business opportunities. He joined Wolseley UK in 2008, and most recently Paul led the successful acquisition of Burdens and the strategic alignment of the Burdens and Drain Center businesses. He is a qualified accountant.

Andy Wighton, Managing Director – Pipe and Climate Center

Andy was appointed to this role in January 2015. He joined Wolseley in 2003, and has extensive experience of working with Wolseley Group companies, most recently as Wolseley Group’s Commercial Director. He has also held the role of Chief Operating Officer at Wolseley Canada, a $1.4bn turnover company and prior to that was Finance Director of Wolseley UK’s Plumbing and Heating businesses.