Eddie Molnar has been appointed as a non-executive director with Liverpool engineering services provider HE Simm.
He will represent the company's interests in the south of England, where HE Simm will soon open a London office.
Molnar previously worked as chief executive of Lorne Stewart and as southern operations director of Crown House Technologies.
He will work closely with HE Simm managing director Gareth Simm and UK director John Lennie to build on HE Simm's portfolio of work across the south of England.
He said: "This is an exciting time to be joining HE Simm and I have been greatly impressed by their visions and values.
"The company has an excellent opportunity to build on its growing reputation by generating trust and building long term relationships with our new and evolving customer base.
"I am excited by our plans for the future and looking forward to being an instrumental part of driving the business forward."