John Griffiths is leaving his post as managing director of Alsford Timber to take up a career in the building services industry.

Mark Kingsbury, currently group finance director of Alsford Timber’s parent group, Geo Kingsbury Holdings Ltd, will take up Mr Griffiths’ role.

Keith Reynolds, formerly group buyer with James Latham plc, has joined Alsford Timber as sales director and Rick Paget has been appointed branch director.