Alan Gregory of Indepth Hygiene Services has been elected chairman of the B&ES Service & Facilities Group.
He will succeed Sue Sharp, who will become president of the Building & Engineering Services Association in July.
Mr Gregory was previously vice chairman of the group, and has also served as chairman of the Association’s Eastern Counties Region.
Indepth Hygiene Services, with its headquarters in Sutton, Surrey, specialises in ventilation hygiene, and is one of the UK’s leading ductwork cleaning specialists.
The company has been a member of the Association since 1996.
Mr Gregory is succeeded as group vice chairman by Simon Carter of national contractor NG Bailey, and both men will represent the SFG on the B&ES Council.
The appointments were approved at the annual general meeting of the group, which took place at Trinity House, London EC3, on Thursday 3 May 2012.