Tim Hodgson of DTZ takes over from Gerry Deighton, who becomes president

Architect Aukett Fitzroy Robinson has appointed Tim Hodgson as its new chairman.

Hodgson, a group director of DTZ Holdings, will replace Gerry Deighton as chairman of the listed architecture practice. He was formerly chief operating officer and a member of the board at DTZ plc, before stepping down earlier this month.

Deighton has retired from the chairmanship to become president of Aukett Fitzroy Robinson.