Try Construction has promoted Jeff Adams to managing director of the Midlands region.

Alfred McAlpine Civil Engineering has appointed Sarah Vincent business development manager.

Warings Construction has appointed Mike Deavin operations manager of its Heathrow-based airport team. Yazdi Shroff joins the team as contracts manager and Mark Warrington has been made health and safety adviser.


Andrew Sturla has been appointed London and East regional director of Lovell Partnerships.

Crest Homes (Midlands) has promoted Graeme Milne to managing director.

Miller Homes Scotland (West) has appointed Margaret Cumming sales director.

Fred Veevers, formerly of Berkeley Homes, has joined the Southern division of Michael Shanly Homes as building director.


Project manager and cost consultant Back Group has appointed Alan Muse director responsible for its new London office.

Karen Pinckney, Sally Billau and Caroline Buckingham have been appointed portfolio directors at HLM Architects.Karen Beecroft has been made company secretary.

Rachel Smart, Martin Markcrow, Murray Smith and Adam Brown have been promoted to directors of architect John McAslan & Partners

Argyll Insurance Brokers has appointed Rick Allen director responsible for construction industry broking.

Engineer Roberts & Partners has made Alan Lappin associate in charge of project operations at its Madrid office.


Mac Marney has been elected chairman of the Heating and Ventilating Contractors Association’s refrigeration and air-conditioning group.


Northampton-based air management specialist Johnson & Starley has promoted Glenn Page to managing director. Stan Bell has been made sales director.

Steel door manufacturer HM Doors has made Barry Walker South-west regional sales manager. Helen Hurr has joined the firm as South-east regional sales manager.