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Kier appoint Gary Wintersgill as regional building MD

Gary Wintersgill returns to Kier as regional building MD for Scotland and the north-east after five-year spell at Severfield.

Kier have appointed Gary Wintersgill as its new managing director to lead its regional building activities in Scotland and the north east.

Wintersgill previously served as managing director of Kier regional building’s northern business for 20 years, and he returns to Kier after a five-year spell as managing director of structural steel company Severfield.

He takes up his new role on Monday 2 December, replacing Brian McQuade who left Kier at the end of October.

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."

Wintersgill said: “I am delighted to be rejoining 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.”