Budgens has recruited three new development executives as it accelerates its store-opening programme. Alan Orme takes responsibility for the acquisition and development of stores in The Midlands. Orme has worked with both developers and retailers, including Boots. Tom Scorer, formerly a property manager at the discount chain Lidl, will take on Budgens' eastern region. David Bevan, also a former property manager at Lidl, completes the new team. He takes responsibility for the south-east of England. Budgens acquisition controller Victor Sye said: "We are delighted to welcome Alan, Tom and David to the team." {{PEOPLE MOVES }}