Ian Smith, formerly with Bovis Construction, has joined building and civil engineering contractor Charles Le Quesne as managing director.

John Mowlem has appointed Louisa Blair to its market management contracting and major projects division.

Mansell has promoted Philip Cleaver to the newly created role of chief operating officer. David Hurcomb has been promoted to the main board.


Charles Church has appointed Heather Williamson customer services manager for the South-east. Karl McGuigan has been made customer services manager for north London and the south Midlands, and Jim Mulcahy has become customer services manager for the southern region.

Taywood Homes has promoted Gillian Collins to marketing director.

Thirlstone Homes has appointed Mandie Whelan sales and marketing executive.


Gleeds has appointed Jan Jones business development manager.

Sally Goodman has joined Stanger Science and Environment’s environmental management group as principal consultant.

Andy Parkman has been promoted to director at the Bristol and Exeter offices of engineer Oscar Faber, while Ian Halliday has joined the same offices as an associate director.

Civil and development engineer TA Millard has appointed Jim Craggs senior engineer. Steve Walker has been appointed senior technician.

Enterprise Oil chairman Sir Graham Hearne has been appointed non-executive chairman of Caradon.

He succeeds Sir Eric Parker, who will retire at the end of July.

Construction and property consultant Summers has promoted David Taylor to managing partner. Paul Lewis has been made an equity partner.


Ron Williams, managing director of Mott MacDonald’s civil and transportation division, has been elected chairman of the Construction Industry Research and Information Association.

Travis Perkins Group managing director Ted Adams has been elected president of the Builders Merchants Federation.