Myers takes on new role at Dieselec

DIESELEC Thistle Generators (DTG) has appointed Billy Myers as aftermarket director.

Mr Myers, pictured, will be responsible in this new role for leading the expansion of the generator specialist’s servicing, contracts and parts business across the UK.

Paul Moore, DTG managing director, said: “We have ambitious growth plans to double revenue within the next five years, and are pleased to welcome Billy to help bolster our senior team in support of our strategy.”

Mr Myers previously held senior roles at Agilent Technologies, and as chief commercial officer at Peak Scientific and joint managing director at Peak Industrial.

He said: “I’m hoping to bring my experience of working with high growth businesses to DTG, and

look forward to helping to make a real difference in a business that has really solid foundations, a great customer portfolio and huge potential to diversify and expand.”

Ovenstone helps market SnapDragon

LEGAL tech start-up SnapDragon has boosted its management team with the appointment of a head of marketing and product manager.

New head of marketing Alexis Ovenstone, pictured, joins with more than 20 years of experience in marketing, having worked with brands such as Whyte & Mackay, Clover and Cathedral City. She joins SnapDragon from Macsween, where she was responsible for implementing the marketing strategy.

Kieron Smith arrives with 20 years of experience in software development and product management, having worked for financial services software firm SNX Systems and vehicle logistics software provider Vehnet.

SnapDragon founder Rachel Jones said: “I’m thrilled to have Alexis and Kieron on board. I believe both will be a great asset as we strive to reach our goal  of making SnapDragon the go-to online brand protection solution.”

Palmer takes key role at Paisley’s CGC

CITY Gate Construction (CGC) has appointed David Palmer as commercial director.

A spokesman for Paisley-based CGC said: “This is an important appointment at a time of significant expansion for CGC as we extend our reach across the United Kingdom.

“We welcome Dave to the team and feel sure his contribution to the ongoing commercial success of the business will be extremely valuable.”

Mr Palmer has spent his entire career in the construction industry, and has held a range of senior positions.

He said: “CGC is very much a company on the up. I’m delighted to have joined the business at such an important time.”