Movers and shakers this week
Oxfordshire building contractor EW Beard has appointed Sarah Parker marketing manager.

Rebecca Tregarthen has joined the business development team at Bristol-based Kier Western.

George Marsh, formerly chief executive of Galliford and deputy chief executive of Galliford Try, has been appointed non-executive chairman of Warwickshire contractor Chase Norton Construction.

Social housing contractor Frank Haslam Milan has promoted David Mellor to managing director, and Sam Simpkins and Lisa Lormor become construction director and customer relations director respectively.

Bob Bailey has joined residential developer Wheeldon Homes, based in Birmingham, as production manager and production director designate.

James Pargeter, formerly of HBG Properties, has joined Redrow Commercial to head the team delivering mixed-use developments in the South East.

The Thames Valley division of Persimmon Homes has appointed Andrew Hammond managing director; Phil Lloyd joins as the region's regional construction director.

Michael Salmon has joined the Warrington head office of Wilson Connolly as contracts manager.

Leeds-based Carey Jones Architects has appointed David Matthews interior design director.

Frank Backhouse has joined consultant AYH as project director in dispute resolution and litigation support.

Access services group SGB has appointed Steve Shine managing director of its UK businesses.

David Hunter has been appointed managing director of Wolseley's Builder Center and Timber Center.

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has appointed Brian Murkin as director of finance and resources.