Mechanical and electrical contractor T Clarke has appointed Martin Walton as its group finance director

Walton, who has been at the firm for three years as group financial controller, joins the board of directors.

The 46 year old has previously worked with BDO Stoy Hayward, KPMG, London Transport, Skanska and Multiplex.

Victoria French, T Clarke’s former finance director, left “by mutual consent” in June.

Kim Thistleton has been recruited to replace Walton as group financial controller.

Chief executive Mark Lawrence said: “Martin has nearly 20 years of experience working with major plcs in the sector. We have been impressed by the impact he has made since joining us.”