Lafarge Plasterboard has appointed Adrian Forbes its sales and commercial manager to lead Lafarge’s western region sales team


Allan Cook has taken over as chairman of Atkins.

David Young has joined Cyril Sweet from Capita Symonds. He will head the group’s project management programme in the UK transport sector.

North Wales-based civil engineering firm Jones Bros has appointed David Gibson health, safety, environment and quality manager.

Panton McLeod has hired Colin Gibbs as business development manager.

Appleyards Education team has asked Kate Reynolds to spearhead its strategic business development team.


Pinsent Masons has appointed partner Mark Raymont to its construction group in the UAE.

Raven Housing Trust has appointed Angela Ellis its community involvement manager. David Poat will head Raven’s repairs service.