People on the move

Three more for the board

There are three new appointments to the board of Cable & Wireless Communications.

Ruth Blakemore moves from Bell Cablemedia to become marketing director of the group, which is a joint venture between Cable & Wireless, Nynex and Bell Cablemedia.

IT director will be Philip Langsdale, formerly with IBM and Asda. Robert Drolet, company secretary at Bell Cablemedia, will be director of legal services.

Last week the company appointed Darren Entwistle, from Mercury, as business development director; Ted Hatch, from Nynex Cable Comms, as managing director of networks; and Rob Fisher, from managing director of international business markets, to director of corporate markets.

* T&N has appointed two senior managers in its Powder Metal Group. Christian Note, president of Sintertech SA in France, becomes group president.

Raul Pacios, a former manager at Valeo Group, becomes managing director of Sintertech.

Slough based Artemis Management Systems, a US owned project management software company, has appointed Steven Yager as president. Yager was executive vice-president of business development at Medaphis Physician Services in Atlanta.

Dr Rod Kimber moves from the Department of Transport, where he was head of road safety, to become research director at the Transport Research Laboratory.

Pira International, the research body for the paper industry, has promoted Michael Hancock, its director of commercial affairs, to the post of deputy managing director.

Marie Rushton, commercial manager of information, training and publishing operations for Pira becomes a board director. And Ann Stirling Roberts, the commercial manager of packaging, is appointed to the board.

Dr Tom Inch, the secretary-general of the Royal Society of Chemistry, is to become chairman of the National Authority Advisory Committee on the Chemical Weapons Convention.

Durr, the German paint shop system supplier, has promoted Simon Goulsdon to general manager of its paint application systems division. He was formerly operations manager.