Dave Prescott has joined Emanuel Whittaker as commercial director from Bramhall Construction.
Clive Newton, managing director of Oldham-based construction and regeneration company Emanuel Whittaker, said: "We have been in negotiation with Dave for some time. He is a well-known and well respected figure in the North West construction industry and we are delighted he has decided to join the team."
Prescott was managing director at Bramall Construction and has over 26 years experience in the construction industry. He said: "I have always been impressed with Emanuel Whittaker's approach to customer service and the quality of work it consistently delivers.
"As one of the few remaining independent construction companies in the country, Emanuel Whittaker is able to retain old fashioned values such as integrity, honesty and excellence and as such enjoys an enviable reputation in the region. I am very much looking forward to becoming a part of that."
John Gallagher, contracts director at Emanuel Whittaker, added: "Dave's appointment will strengthen our management team. He will help maintain our existing customer base as well as assist the company to expand into new markets in the construction sector so that our business continues to develop and grow."