Cruden Building hires new construction director


Cruden Building has appointed Colin Kennedy as its new construction director to drive forward the group’s expansion plans

Cruden Building, part of the Cruden Group, has announced the appointment of Colin Kennedy as their new construction director.

Kennedy has been part of an extensive process to find a top calibre replacement for the current construction director, David McEvoy.

McEvoy had originally planned to retire last month, however, in light of the current Covid-19 crisis, will continue in the position until the end of July to provide additional support and continuity.

Colin Kennedy brings a wealth of experience to lead the construction team at Cruden Building. His previous roles include contracts director for Bowmer & Kirkland and Laing O’Rourke.

The appointment marks a significant addition as Cruden sets ambitious targets to deliver significant developments for the public and private sectors throughout the West of Scotland.

Expansion plans

Commenting on the new appointment, Allan Callaghan, managing director of Cruden Building, said: “We are delighted to have Colin join the Cruden Building leadership board.

“Colin’s experience makes him an excellent addition to our team as we drive forward the group’s continued expansion plans.”

Colin Kennedy, added: “I’m delighted to be part of a highly reputable construction company that has ambitious growth plans.

“I’m looking forward to further developing key processes and people to deliver the various landmark projects that Cruden have in the pipeline, whilst working alongside a highly skilled workforce and ambitious leadership team. I believe this role will be hugely rewarding.”


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