Martin Burton, commercial director of Canterbury-based H W Sladden Commercial, was elected HVCA vice president at a special general meeting of the Association held on Thursday September 11.
Mr Burton has been a member of the Council of the HVCA since 2005 and, last year, became chairman of its Commercial and Contractual Committee.
He is currently serving a second term as chairman of the HVCA South East Regional Committee, and was chairman of the Kent Regional Branch from 2002 to 2005. He has represented HVCA on the board of the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ Group since 2006.
Martin Burton’s election completes the line-up of HVCA officers for 2008/09, which also comprises president Gareth Vaughan, president elect Graham Manly and immediate past president John Miller.