Mechanical and electrical contractor T Clarke has appointed Mark Lawrence as its new chief executive following the retirement of Pat Stanborough.
Mr Stanborough retired from the board on 31 December with the news previously announced on 8 May 2009.
Mr Lawrence is an electrical engineer by trade and was promoted to the post of managing director of the T Clarke London operations in 2007. He has 24 years of service with the company.
Mr Stanborough will continue to support the business in an advisory capacity for a further year.
Chairman Russell Race said: “The board would like to thank Pat for his many years of loyal service and his significant contribution to the success of T Clarke and wish him an enjoyable retirement.”