Roger Morton was an officer in the Corps of Royal Engineers

Contracting giant Willmott Dixon has appointed a former military engineer to a new position on its senior team.

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Roger Morton, new director of strategic change at Willmott Dixon

As director of strategic change, Roger Morton will work with chief operating officer John Waterman to implement strategies to support the firm’s growth.

Morton previously worked as group change director at Vistry, following a 25-year career iin the Corps of Royal Engineers.

He said he had been “impressed” by Willmott Dixon’s approach to responsible construction and sustainability. The contractor recently won a contract to build the UK’s second, and largest, Passivhaus leisure centre.

Morton is the second senior appointment this summer, with Julie Hirigoyen, chief executive at UK Green Building Council, announced as a non-executive director last month.

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