NM Group (North Midland Construction Plc) has recruited former Travis Perkins regional direc-tor Robert Walsh.

Robert, who joins as plant and transport director, has extensive experience within the construc-tion and engineering sectors, having previously worked at infrastructure multinational Balfour Beatty and equipment supplier Mabey Hire, where he established a track record of successfully delivering plant and transport across the UK and Ireland.

He said: “I am thrilled to become part of the NM Group family. The plant and transport depart-ments play a vital role across our operations. Spanning all our divisions, we support multi-sector logistics throughout the UK – including major civil engineering works and construction projects.”

NM Group chief executive John Homer said: “Robert is an outstanding addition to our senior management team, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise that will greatly benefit the business. We strive to attract the very best candidates to NM Group and I am delighted to wel-come Robert on board.”