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James and Peers join BFM board

BFMOCt19Paul James and Ian Peers have been elected to the BFM’s board.

James, One-Call Furniture sales director (right) and Peers, Ercol operations director increase the number of directors to 12. The board meets four times a year to debate, lay out and review actions taken by Nick Garratt, BFM md.

‘I am extremely keen to promote the Made In Britain message and to highlight the fact that we can manufacture well designed, high quality and, importantly, affordable furniture in this country. Main objectives include raising awareness of BFM and the comprehensive benefits it offers to members and to work as part of the board to drive forward initiatives to encourage young people to seek training and employment within the furniture sector,’ says James.

‘I have joined the board because I’m passionate about UK manufacturing. I believe that industry bodies such as the BFM can play a key role in helping manufacturers in their sector to be successful,’ says Peers.