Hampshire-based building contractor and developer Drew Construction Group has appointed Bill Rabbetts chairman.

Amanda Allen, has become business development manager of fit-out and refurbishment company Vivid Interiors.

Karen Ostler has joined housebuilder Lovell as business development manager for the Midlands region. She will be responsible for redevelopment and refurbishment projects.

Ray Stradling has been appointed land director and Paul Hughes commercial manager of Fairclough's northern Home Counties division, based in St Albans.

Mike Freshney, former business development director of Berkeley Group, has been appointed non-executive director of Cala Homes' southern and Midlands regions.

Building services quantity surveyor F Maitland Partnership has appointed Keith Edwards training manager. Mark Warner and Pier Cottee have joined quantity surveyor Cyril Sweett as risk managers.

Costas Andrea has joined M&E surveying specialist MPG Associates as business development director. Philip Lowes joins as senior M&E surveyor and David Salter joins as cost manager.

Support services firm Mears Group has appointed Alan Rogers partnership director to their social housing division. He was formerly partnering manager at Mitie Property Services.

Tim Watson has joined lifting equipment specialist Powered Access Certification as a consultant.

Building products firm RMC Group has appointed Stewart Davies managing director of its UK cement division.

Bathroom supplier Eurobath has made David Gallo specification sales manager.

The Electrical and Electronics Industries Benevolent Association has appointed Bryan Lovewell national appeals manager and Pat Shelldrake national events manager.

Steve Irving, director of research at FaberMaunsell, has been appointed a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.