Leo Crawford, chief executive of Irish group BWG, has joined the council of members of the Federation of Wholesale Distributors. Acquisition hungry BWG, based in Dublin, has a turnover exceeding £1bn from its cash & carry and delivered wholesalers in the Republic and the UK. Director general of the FWD Alan Toft said: "BWG's membership now means that the FWD speaks for more then 90% of all wholesaling in the UK. "We can defend the market share of hundreds and thousands of retailers of all types." {{NEWS }}