Peter Henden has been appointed director of Chelmsford-based builder and contractor Frederick J French.

Warwickshire-based property, development and construction company Pettifer Group has promoted Delwin Groves to finance director of its main operating subsidiaries Pettifer Construction and PCM.

David McLean Contractors has appointed Mike Wickham managing director of its retail and petroleum division.

John Mowlem has appointed Robert Garrett building services manager in Scotland.

Robert Gregory (right) has been appointed managing director of Allison Homes, Kier Group's newly acquired housebuilding company in Lincolnshire.

Cala Homes has promoted Robert Millar to group development director and John Allan to managing director.

Alan Quigley (right) previously with McCulloch, has been appointed building manager of Laing Homes' south-east Thames division.

Ashwell Developments has appointed Tim Bluff development director and Barry Creamer construction director.

Carl Driscoll has joined Malcolm Hollis as a chartered surveyor.

TME Design, the building services consultancy arm of TME Torpy Group, has appointed Rosemary Knott business development manager for the northern region.

Building services quantity surveyor F Maitland Partnership has appointed Steve Wright regional director in its Manchester office.

Mark Nieuwenhuys has been appointed head of projects development at Insp@ce, the space solutions and interior fit-out specialists.

Jeff Pearey, director and head of agency at Chesterton, has been appointed chairman of the Office Agents Society.

Civil engineering firm, CJ Pearce & Company has appointed Charlie Coward managing director.

Bauwerk-Parkett has appointed Simon Pearson national accounts manager and Neil Bateman area sales manager.

Fareham based engineering and building maintenance company has promoted Darren Kemp to help desk manager.

The Howarth Timber Group has appointed Eddie Robinson head of its timber engineering division.

Architectural aluminium glazing firm, Technal has appointed Richard Mousley operations manager.

Dorma Glass, has appointed Georgina Tame territory sales manager for the south-east.