Bob Vickers was a director in Carillion Construction Services. He previously worked in senior roles at Wimpey Construction, Morrison, Anglian Water Group (AWG), Gleeson Building and Balfour Beatty.
He replaces Stephen Martin, who is taking up the post of director general at the Institute of Directors in February after 10 years as Clugston’s chief executive.
Chairman John Clugston said: “We are delighted to announce Bob Vickers will be joining as group chief executive in early February. I am sure his experience will be invaluable to us. I am looking forward to working with him and wish him every success.
“I would also like to take the opportunity to thank Stephen Martin for his long service and loyalty to the company, as well as for his support during the smooth transition. He has been a most effective CEO. We wish him all the best for the future as he takes up his new role.”