H+H UK has announced the appointment of Calum Forsyth as managing director. He will succeed Mark Oliver who leaves the company after being at the helm for over eight years.

Mr Forsyth, who was most recently chief executive officer at IAC Acoustics, and previously group managing director for the Wavin Groups’ South West Europe operations, will lead H+H’s business in the UK from 1 May, 2016. He will also be a member of the H+H Group sales and marketing management team actively participating in improving processes and performance.

Mr Forsyth brings with him 25 years of experience in the construction sector in the UK and Europe. Commenting on his new role, he said: “I am excited to be joining H+H to build on the strong legacy that the H+H management team have created under Mark’s leadership.”

“The business has been through a major turnaround to become the clear market leader and a very successful business. Through my experience I believe I can bring further value to H+H UK and build on its success.”

Michael Andersen, group chief executive officer, added: “We welcome Calum to the H+H Group to lead our UK business into its next phase of development, which will include upgrading our Borough Green plant to make it the most advanced aircrete facility in the UK. With the country’s homebuilding sector continuing to grow, this is an exciting time for H+H.”