The house builder has made two new appointments in the Midlands to meet the growth in the firm's work in the social housing sector. Reg Jarvis has been appointed partnership director for the Midlands to expand this aspect of the business. Mr Jarvis joined the Midlands region of Wimpey Homes in 1990. Paul Stanford will be partnership and urban renewal manager for the East Midlands. He will encourage links with potential partners in the region. Mr Stanford joined Wimpey Homes in 1988 as a trainee quantity surveyor.
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Sir Michael Latham has joined the construction consultants as a non-executive director. He will help the firm in the provision of adjudicators under the new Construction Act, planning and procurement consultancy, partnering services and facilities management. Sir Michael, author of Constructing the Team, was the first chairman of the Construction Industry Board.
The house builder has appointed Andy Wilkins as a land manager to coincide with the firm's expansion into the East Midlands and the Cotswolds.
Derrick Barnes has been appointed deputy managing director of the Hull- based building and civil engineering group. Mr Barnes joined the firm in 1968 as a planning surveyor and became a director in 1978. In his new position he will be responsible for the introduction of the new IT management information system. He will continue in his role as group surveying director.
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Christopher Tugendhat has been made president of the association, which sponsors financially disadvantaged young people who wish to join the construction industry. Lord Tugendhat is chairman of Blue Circle Industries.
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The Korean construction machinery manufacturer has taken on Warwick Duffy as general sales manager for the construction machinery division.
Judith Cassin has joined the flooring firm as an international office manager from Trafford Carpets, where she was office sales manager. She will provide administrative sales support to the chief executive.
The bioengineering specialist has taken on Ian Scattergood as construction manager. Mr Scattergood was previously a director of civil engineering contractors Donald Willets & Co.
There have been a number of appointments at the firm of consultants. Jim McCafferty, Bob McKittrick, Martin Nielsen and Chris Sketchley have become directors of SWK Holdings. Peter Guthrie and Jerome Munro-Lafon will be directors of Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick & Co. Simon Hindshaw and Alistair Napier are now directors of Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick & Co (Scotland). Scott Wilson Railways has made Phil Shepherd a director.
The former construction minister, Robert Jones, has joined the board of the CD ROM/Internet publishing firm as a non-executive director. From next march the firm will start to deliver data from industry leaders to specifiers, contractors, builders merchants and training establishments.
The building services company has taken on Ken Copsey-James as business development director. He will oversee the firm's expansion plans, which include opening an office in the Midlands. Mr Copsey-James previously worked as a marketing and business development consultant.