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Appointments Our round-up of the industry’s movers and shakers Decorean expands its team LONDON-based construction company Decorean has appointed Guy Rolfe as its new senior site manager and Reynaldo Santos as estimator. Having been brought up in a building family, Rolfe has more than 16 years’ experience in the industry and has previously worked as Beck Interiors Ltd’s site manager on the iconic Tate Modern extension. With almost 40 years’ experience in the construction industry, Reynaldo joins from Broadway Construction Ltd where he was a senior estimator and specialised in new build and refurbishment construction. Shraga Stern, director of Decorean, said: “I am delighted to be adding someone with Guy’s experience to our rapidly expanding team. Guy has great administrative and organisational skills and his hands on experience on site will be a massive benefit to Decorean. He added: “Reynaldo brings not just long-term experience to our company, but a breadth of skills and industry knowledge that will be invaluable.” Martinson is scheme’s new chair ISABEL Martinson has been appointed executive chairperson of the Considerate Constructors Scheme. Former Royal Navy officer Martinson has held senior positions in the trade association sector and military service but is new to the construction sector. She says she is “honoured and delighted” with the role, which aims to further develop strategies to enhance the scheme. Considerate Constructors Scheme nonexecutive chairman Mike Petter said: “The scheme has grown exponentially since its first registration back in 1997, celebrating its 90,000th site registration earlier this year. “We welcome Isabel’s appointment and we are very much looking forward to Isabel’s wealth of senior management experience and strategic insight in helping to develop the scheme and achieve even more success in improving the image of construction in the future.” www.builderandengineer.6 Artez make top five appointments MANCHESTER-based construction specialist Artez Group has appointed five new members to its team following the acquisition of a range of new contracts in residential, commercial property and fit-outs. Mike Roberts takes on the role of contracts manager, Steve Barnes as a foreman joiner, Bernie Darroch and Ian Nuttall join the team as site manager and quantity surveyor respectively, while assistant estimator Jordan Redford will be based in the firm’s Bolton office. Artez managing director Mike Banton said: “We’ve had a period of significant growth and we’re anticipating a further 40 per cent increase in turnover this year. “We pride ourselves on delivering highquality schemes with an unrivalled attention to detail, and Mike, Steve, Bernie, Ian and Jordan all bring with them the experience and high standards we’re known for. We’re thrilled to have them on board.” Beckley joins Terex as accounts manager GLOBAL equipment solutions provider, Terex Construction, has appointed Jon Beckley as national accounts relationship manager for its UK manufacturing facility in Coventry. With 17 years’ experience in sales and customer development within the Terex group, Beckley has considerable expertise within the compact equipment marketplace; both in the UK and internationally. In his new role, Beckley will manage the firm’s national client portfolio, with a principal goal of developing strong relationships with existing accounts and supporting their equipment requirements. Paul Macpherson, sales and marketing director, said: “As we continue our ambitious growth, we are delighted that Jon has taken on this new role, which will help us to consolidate relationships with existing customers and further develop opportunities with new partners.” New recruit Will strengthen M-EC WILL Wright has joined the noise and air quality team at consulting development engineers M-EC as the firm’s environmental consultant. Nottingham Trent University graduate Wright will link up with Daniel Newbery and team leader Rosie James in the role which encompasses noise, odour, vibration and air quality assessments. Wright’s main area of expertise is mechanical services noise control, which represents a new service for the noise and air quality team, who are currently working on assessments for proposed residential and industrial schemes in Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Staffordshire and the West Midlands. James said: “It’s great to welcome Will to the team, and expand our capabilities in the process. He’s settled in well and is proving popular with clients for his practical nature and ‘sound’ advice – good news all round.” M-EC’s noise & air quality team (left to right) Will Wright, Rosie James and Daniel Newbery Innes England surveyor Hibbs to chair RICS INNES England’s assistant surveyor Laura Hibbs has been elected chair of the Nottingham division of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Matrics surveyor network. Designed especially for students, trainees and newly qualified surveyors, Hibbs was appointed chairperson of the networking and support group at RICS East Midlands annual general meeting. Having joined Innes England during her final two years at university, she has been on the RICS Matrics committee for more than two years and has acted as vice chair for a year before accepting her new position. She is currently working her way through the APC process to become a chartered surveyor. Tim Garratt, managing director at Innes England said: “We have been extremely proud of Laura ever since she joined us a year ago and we are thrilled to have a member of the Innes team chairing the Matrics committee.” Appointments

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