David Partridge steps up from deputy chief executive to become joint chief executive alongside Roger Madelin

Developer Argent has appointed David Partridge as its joint chief executive alongside existing chief Roger Madelin

The announcement was made at the group's 25th birthday celebrations held on Wednesday evening.

Partridge steps up from his existing role of deputy chief executive and has been overseeing Argent's Piccadilly Place, a mixed-use scheme in Manchester.