GIMA Announces New Council

The GIMA AGM took place on April 15 and was attended by over 80 members.

Colin Wetherley Mein, national sales manager for Vitax was voted in as GIMA president, while Nigel Thompson representing Stewarts, has taken on the role of honorary treasurer.

Chris Ramsden of Suttons Consumer Products and Richard Pyrah from Kelkay remain in their current posts of vice president and honorary secretary respectively.

Five new council members have been nominated to take on responsibilities of council membership, they are: John Gomersall, Forest Garden Ltd; Simon McArdle, William Sinclairs Ltd; Mark Butler, Town & Country Ltd; Jason Perrins, L G Harris Ltd; Emma Rogers, Westland Horticulture.

This brings the Garden Industry Manufacturers Association council to its maximum allowed of 16, creating a strong body of voices to represent the industry for the next year.

For further information about the Garden Industry Manufacturers Association and the benefits membership brings visit or contact the GIMA office on 01959 564947 or email

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