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National Key Accounts Manager for Specifiers & Affiliates,
Mr Kingaby completed a technical Apprenticeship as draughtsman in construction with Thames Water Authority on leaving school and this was followed by a short period working with a major water treatment company as a projects manager before progressing into distribution of process valves and associated equipment with distributor Walker & Staff of which Kevin became managing director after its acquisition by Saint-Gobain. Kevin also spent 13 years in senior management positions, including regional sales manager for London and the South East, at mechanical & plumbing merchants BSS which were acquired by Travis Perkins. Kevin is currently National key accounts manager at BESA, formerly the HVCA, and he is developing relationships with public sector clients as well as managing the associations affiliate membership.