Donaldson Timber Engineering Ltd (DTE) has appointed Jonathan Fellingham as managing director, with effect from December 1.

Well known and highly respected in the industry, Mr Fellingham has nearly 20 years’ experience, working with a wide range of timber products and in a variety of roles, including management, sales, and roof truss design and manufacture.

Most recently, he has been operations director for DTE, since joining the company in May.

For the past year, chairman and chief executive of James Donaldson & Sons Ltd, Neil Donaldson, has been managing DTE. Following Mr Fellingham’s appointment, Mr Donaldson will refocus his attention on his James Donaldson & Sons Group commitments.