Bill Taylor has been appointed as managing director of Ringway Infrastructure Services.
He will be responsible for the £220 million Ringway highway term service company. Taylor (pictured) brings with him considerable industry experience in a number of senior positions in Eurovia UK’s joint venture companies, not just Ringway Jacobs, where he has been managing director for five years, but also previously as managing director of BEAR Scotland.
Scott Wardrop, chief executive of Eurovia UK, was also acting as interim managing director for Ringway and will hand over the Ringway Infrastructure Services business to Taylor. This follows the decision by Chris Connor, in the summer of 2013, to retire fully at the end of 2013 from Ringway and start a part-time specialist consultancy business in 2014. Connor will continue to act as a strategic advisor for Ringway in the core local authority market.
Mike Notman has taken over responsibility as managing director of Ringway Jacobs. He will be responsible for all integrated highway term services contracts for the £180 million joint venture company. He recently joined from Amey, where he was responsible for the major highways PFI contracts in Birmingham and Sheffield, as well as the street lighting PFI contracts.
David Lee stepped down as chairman of Ringway Jacobs at the end of 2013 to allow him to concentrate on his role as chairman of south west highways. Taylor will become chairman of Ringway Jacobs and maintain his role as chairman of BEAR Scotland.