The Strategic Rail Authority has announced that Nick Newton has been appointed chief operating officer. Jim Steer has also been appointed to the newly created role of managing director, strategic planning.
Babtie has announced the appointment of four new board level managing directors. Bob Duff is the new managing director of infrastructure consultancy, Gordon Masterton is managing director of facilities management, David Baird has become managing director for the group's industry business centre and David Fawcett becomes managing director of professional services.
Philip Hurst has joined Hurst Peirce & Malcolm as partner, to replace John Hussey who has retired after 18 years in the post.
Landmark Information Group has announced that managing director and founder of member company Prodat Systems, Anthony Wrigley, has stepped down so as to concentrate on property development and investment. He is succeeded by co-founder of Prodat Systems, Richard Barnes, who will continue to be based in Henley.
Christopher Roper, a founder of Landmark Information Group, will also step down from his full time position as an executive director from 30 September 2002 but continue his interest as a nonexecutive director.
Bitumen specialist Nynas Bitumen has appointed Jukka Laitinen as asphalt engineering manager. He will provide asphalt engineering support and advice to customers and has over 30 years experience within the highways and airfield construction industries.
White Young Green has appointed Nicola Nixon as group financial controller, based at the Leeds office.