Movers and shakers this week
Lengard has appointed David Bennett business development director. He will be based in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, and will be responsible for the firm's refurbishment and fit-out divisions.

Moat Housing Group has made Ian Beckett head of development. He will head three regional teams of development staff in Kent and Sussex, Essex and Hertfordshire, and London.

Finlay Geekie has been appointed regional director of Beechcroft Developments' North Thames Region.

Dave Hickman has joined privately owned housebuilder Miller Homes as divisional safety, health and environmental manager.

Nigel Bevan and Martyn Harmer, formerly of John Shreeves & Partners, have set up a project management, cost consultancy and facilities management firm called Quantic Management.

Engineering and environmental consultant White Young Green has promoted Martin Gastall to associate director of management services in the firm's Leeds office.

M&E contractor Hills Electrical & Mechanical has appointed Nick Shattock non-executive director. He is also a director of property developer Quintain.

Ernie Pallas, former commercial director of Deva, has been appointed sales director of Water Front, a supplier of bathroom products.

Chris Ricketts has been promoted to key account manager of pipework maker Durapipe.

Chris Denton, previously with the UK Lift Company, has joined Leicester-based platform lift firm Axess 4 All as project engineer.

Twintec Industrial Flooring has appointed Bernard Bouhon, formerly with Silidur UK, chief executive of Twintec USA, based in North Carolina, USA.