HOUSEBUILDING, property development, construction and mining business The Miller Group has appointed Philip Bowman as chairman in succession to Sir Brian Stewart, who joined the business in 2008.
Mr Bowman, 59, is chief executive of global technology company Smiths Group plc and was formerly chief executive of Scottish Power plc. He is currently the senior independent director of Burberry Group plc.
Before joining Scottish Power, Mr Bowman was chief executive of Allied Domecq plc between 1999 and 2005. Other past board appointments include British Sky Broadcasting Group plc and Scottish & Newcastle Group plc