Colin McLellan to go after 28 years

The finance director of construction firm MJ Gleeson Group is to retire at the start of next year.

Colin McLellan will stand down after the annual general meeting on 11 January when he will be 62.

He has worked for the firm for 28 years including 15 as finance director.

He will be replaced by Paul Wallwork. Wallwork, 43, began his career with accountants Arthur Young. He also held a number of finance posts for subsidiaries of car sales and logistics firm Inchcape plc. Most recently he was managing director of Inchcape Automotive Ltd. He joins MJ Gleeson on 3 January and will join the board when McLellan retires.