Other changes see David Theobald reviewing international operations and Graham Stanley overseeing nuclear activities.

Contractor Taylor Woodrow has revealed a reshuffle as part of its ongoing review of business strategy.

Brendan Morahan, divisional director of Taywood's infrastructure division, has been promoted to its executive board. He has spent 26 years with the firm. Chris Boothroyd will replace Morahan on a temporary basis until a permanent replacement is found.

David Theobald, divisional director, has been promoted to review the company's overseas operations. Peter Dracup will head up the contractor's retail division and Graham Stanley will oversee activities in the nuclear sector.

Tim Peach, Taylor Woodrow managing director, said: "These four senior appointments will shape up the company for further development, which will enable us to achieve our ambitious strategic growth targets."