Accio Group appoint former TSG technical director

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AdrianParsonsAccio Group has appointed Adrian Parsons as design manager. Parsons, former technical director at The Structure Group, spent the majority of 2012 designing and project managing temporary structure installations for the Olympic games, including the 10,000sq metre equestrian platform at Greenwich Park.

At Accio he will lead the design team working on projects including demountable retail solutions for Sainsbury’s and Tesco, which are pioneering the use of BuildOffsite design and construction processes as they move to accommodate the growth of internet shopping utilising urban stores for store-picking and fulfillment.

Commenting on the appointment, Accio Group managing driector, Stephen Casey said: “Adrian brings a wealth of global design and engineering project management skills to our dedicated Structures team.  Our work in the specialist field of demountable temporary structures for leading retailers is a critical strand of the business and we will use Adrian’s skills to the full to develop innovative solutions.”