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New hires and offices underpin Richard Irvin’s strategic growth plans

Scottish technical facilities management services business, Richard Irvin FM Limited, has made a series of senior hires as it pursues its ambitious growth strategy. It is also moving it’s Aberdeen base to new offices in City South, Aberdeen, and is establishing a new Central Scotland Management office located at Castle Business Park, Stirling, to create a senior management hub in the region.

The firm, which employees 335 people, provides a broad scope of services for commercial property and housing across Scotland and England. These include planned and reactive maintenance, comprehensive plant and system replacement and upgrades, full project management services and energy management which includes commercial energy management, external wall insulation and focuses on reducing utility bills and CO2 emissions.

The four new hires include Mark Ritchie, who has been appointed as Finance and Support Services Director and sits on the board of the business. He was previously Group Finance & IT Director at global maintenance and integrity company ICR. Ritchie is joined by Iain McGettrick who takes on the role of Financial Controller having been in the finance function at robotics firm ROVOP for over five years.

Stuart Lawrie has been appointed as Division Director, Managed Services, and heads up the customer teams delivering services to a number of large contracts across the UK. He brings a wealth of experience having worked at building support services company Arthur McKay for over a decade.

Joanna Bunting takes on the newly created role of Business Development Manager as the business seeks to broaden its client base across Scotland and England.

Commenting on the new appointments, Mark Buchan, Managing Director of Richard Irvin FM Limited said: “Richard Irvin is entering an exciting new phase in its growth and development. The appointments and new offices will ensure that we can continue to build our client base and the strength of the business, whilst maintaining the excellent relationships we have with our customers, thanks to a relentless focus on delivery and compliance.”

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