Ex-bank chief joins board of construction company

Ambitious construction firm Howard Civil Engineering has appointed former Yorkshire Bank director Gary Lumby to its board.

The Leeds-based company said its revenues increased by 70 per cent to £17m last year and the appointment of Mr Lumby will help drive continued expansion.

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Recent contract wins include groundworks at the £90m Monks Cross development in York and the new Arla dairy in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

Michael Howard, managing director, said: “We are bringing Gary on board at a formative period when we have a number of significant developments across the UK in the pipeline.”

Mr Lumby left Yorkshire Bank in 2011.