Brownfield regeneration and property investment specialist Harworth has appointed Alastair Lyons as non-executive director and chairman.
He will take up the post with effect from 7 Mar, following the announcement of the company's 2017 preliminary results on 6 Mar.
He will succeed Jonson Cox who, as previously announced, will retire from the board on 31 Mar after more than seven successful years as chairman.
Lyons retired as non-executive chairman of Admiral earlier this year, a role he had held since 2000.
At 9:31am: (LON:HWG) Harworth Group Plc share price was 0p at 108.5p