Try GALLIFORD Partnership has appointed Stephen McCoy, reflected on the right, as managing director of the division of North East, which serves more than 100 staff in Ponteland. McCoy, 44, joins from contractor Frank Haslam Milan regeneration in which 18 years he worked his way up from the quantity surveyor. He led the North East division begins with basic courses £ 347m Gateshead regeneration in conjunction with Newcastle-based housing related Home Group and Gateshead Council. Stuart Gibbons, partnerships division director said: "We are delighted that Stephen has agreed to join us at an important time for our business in the North East. "As a native of the North East, he has a thorough understanding of the markets we operate in and how to maximize the potential of our business units continue to grow in the region."