Experienced duo join JR Group management team

Eric Farren and Stephen Bishop

PAISLEY-based contractor The JR Group has confirmed two senior appointments.

Eric Farren joins the business as a new purchasing manager, helping with site procurement, schedules and negotiations. He previously held roles at AS Homes Scotland and Taylor Wimpey.

Stephen Bishop, meanwhile, has been appointed commercial manager within the group, assisting in all commercial aspects of contracts and projects once they are live. Stephen brings 26 years’ experience working in the social housing sector to the team following roles with McTaggart Construction and Persimmon Partnerships.

MD Gary McGregor said, “The JR Group has seen some fantastic, continued growth recently and through the appointment of both Eric and Stephen, we’re hugely excited to see our business continue to build from strength to strength with their five decades of industry experience between them. It is great to welcome both Eric and Stephen to The JR Group and we look forward to seeing what they bring to the team.”