Kier makes senior appointment for Scotland and the north east

Gary Wintersgill

KIER has appointed Gary Wintersgill as its new MD to lead its regional building operations in Scotland and the north east, succeeding Brian McQuade who left the business last month.

He will take up his new post on December 2. The move marks a return to Kier for Wintersgill, who previously served as MD of Kier regional building’s northern business. He has been MD of structural steel company, Severfield, for the last five years.

Andrew Davies, Kier chief executive said, “I’m pleased to welcome Gary back to Kier. We have a strong and successful regional building business in Scotland and the north east and the extensive experience and leadership skills Gary brings, whilst working alongside our existing highly capable and specialist teams, will help to continue to strengthen our market leading position in regional building.”

Gary Wintersgill added, “I am delighted to be re-joining Kier, as it is a great business with fantastic people within it. I am looking forward to being part of the Kier regional team to continue to build on its first class reputation as the leading regional builder within the UK.”