New construction director

Hadden steps up at Ashwood Scotland

graeme-haddenBathgate contractor, Ashwood Scotland, has appointed Graeme Hadden as construction director.

He will take over from Brian Mackay who is taking semi-retirement at the end of this year.

Mr Hadden, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Building and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, will bring a wealth of technical and contracting knowledge to the Ashwood team.

During his time as a senior technical manager at Land Engineering and previously as managing director of Watson Stonecraft, Mr Hadden was involved in a range of high-profile projects including the Scottish Parliament, RBS Gogarburn HQ and Silverburn Shopping Centre.

He said: “There is an exciting pipeline of projects at Ashwood and I can only see growth and opportunity so I look forward to the period ahead with both anticipation and excitement.”

Ashwood Scotland’s managing director Archie Meikle commented: “Graeme’s arrival will greatly assist our organic growth plans over the next few years.

“Despite Brian Mackay stepping back from the frontline, he will continue to play a pivotal role in our project planning and health & safety support both pre and post tenders, as well as remaining a shareholder in the business.

“Graeme and Brian have known each other for over thirty years and share a mutual understanding of the role so the transition will be seamless.”

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