BLB Architects has made five appointments. Simon Blakemore, Diana Earls, Chantal Cudd, Anthony Doughty and Sarah Dancaster have joined the Redditch office.

In addition, Suzanne Clark (left) joins as marketing manager.

Bristol-based building consultant Osmond Tricks has appointed Chris Miles, previously with Watts and Partners and Vincent Cochran, formerly with Parsons Brinckerhoff.

Building and civil engineering consultant Chappell-Marshall has appointed Michael Dunn director. John Maloney joins as an associate.

Built environment consultant MacConvilles has promoted Charles Haywood to director.

Nicholas Close has been appointed business development manager at Stubbs Rich Architects.

Adrian Putman has joined Greenwich Millennium Village Limited project team as a development director. He succeeds Ross Hammond, who has been promoted to board director.

Mike Stansfield, chief executive of David Wilson Homes, has joined the board of the Housing Forum.

Saran Cremin (left) has been promoted to construction director of Try Homes Thames Valley. Rab Rankine has been promoted to contracts manager.

Nick Carter has been appointed managing director of Vision Fire & Security for Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

Architectural aluminium systems company Kawneer has promoted Steven Parter to national sales manager, reporting to the UK managing director.

Construction materials manufacturer Tecroc Products, of has appointed Mark Shorrock sales and marketing director.