Bancon group new CEO appointment announced

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Deeside house-builder and construction firm, Bancon Group, has announced the appointment of John Irvine as group chief executive officer.

Mr Irvine will take the helm at a crucial time for Bancon as the firm seeks to build on success in house building, commercial construction, developments and timber frame manufacturing.

Mr Irvine brings over 25 years of experience in business funding, change management and finance as well as experience in mergers and acquisition to the post.

Currently group finance director for Stewart Milne Group, Mr Irvine will join Bancon in January.

Bob Hutcheson, group chairman, said: “He will play a significant role in our development plans as we pursue our group-wide growth strategy in the coming years.

‘‘We currently have 10 sites for which re-zoning and planning consent has been secured and we are confident of long-term, sustainable growth in all of our business areas.”

Mr Irvine added: “I am excited to join the team at Bancon Group.

‘‘I look forward to developing and implementing a successful strategy to see the group achieve its growth potential and realise its plans to develop its strong market presence across each of its businesses.”

Glenn Allison, chief executive office of Stewart Milne Group, said: “He has been a great asset to our business.

‘‘We are now in the process of selecting a new Group Finance Director.