Robin Southwell of BAe Systems will join WS Atkins as chief executive on 1 April, succeeding Mike Jeffries who will become chairman. Previous chairman Sir Alan Rudge is retiring.
White Young Green has appointed Derek Hickman (M) associate director at its Leicester office to develop the project management of highway and transportation projects.
Sanderson Watts Associates has appointed Mike Harris as chairman and managing director, John Norris (M) as director of commercial and environmental projects, John Bousfield (M) as director of nuclear projects and Mike Scowcroft (M) as director of utilities projects.
Weeks Group has appointed Derek Jenkins (M) head of the company's consulting division.
Patrick Phillips (M) has been appointed principal geotechnical engineer at Joynes Pike's Doncaster office.
Engineering diver Mark McKay (G) has joined the Glasgow office of Binnie Black & Veatch.
Knapp Hicks & Partners has appointed Geoff Davies as managing director. Brian Clancy also joins as consultant.
Intergraph Corporation has appointed Jay Stinson as vice president of Enterprise Engineering Solutions, to provide engineering IT services for the global process and power industries.
Birse Construction has appointed Dicky Richards marketing director for the company's south of England engineering division.
Richard Coackley (F) has joined Parkman to lead its water division, becoming a director of the firm's environment and water business unit. He will be based at Parkman's Liverpool office.