Aukett Swanke, the international group of architects and interior designers, has appointed Beverley Wright as group finance director with effect from 15 September. Wright has over 25 years of finance experience within construction and engineering firms and has significant experience in senior financial roles for international companies. She is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the ICAEW. Duncan Harper has agreed to remain with the group for a further four weeks from 15 September to ensure an orderly hand over, following which, as previously announced, his resignation will become effective.

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