CARLISLE-based H&H Group have appointed Mark Johnson to the role of Managing Director of H&H Land & Estates.

Mark will lead the development, direction, and performance of H&H Land & Estates including building and executing its strategic plan. He will also be responsible for the direct day-to-day running of the business through the motivation and management of the operations team, whilst acting as a figurehead to strengthen the profile of the business and expand opportunities.

Born and bred in Cumbria, Mark, who now lives in Kendal, was previously Head of Strategy and Policy at Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership. Prior to that, Mark held the role of Head of Site for Major Projects at BAE Systems based in Barrow-in-Furness He brings a wealth of experience in programme and project management, capital investment, prioritisation planning, and delivery across all sectors, he has a passion for developing and growing teams building on existing foundations.

Mark said: β€œIt is a huge honour and privilege to join such a fantastic business and build on the solid foundations laid down by my predecessor. The rural sector in the North of England is strong and incredibly well positioned to ensure the continued growth of the business and the Group.”