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Downs takes up FD role at Urban Union

Kenny DownsRegeneration company Urban Union has hired Kenny Downs as finance director as it gears up to launch additional sites across Scotland.  

Mr Downs joins Urban Union in its Glasgow head office having previously worked as regional financial controller for Keepmoat Regeneration.

A graduate of Strathclyde Business School, he has eight years’ experience in construction and property services and is a qualified accountant. 

Neil McKay, managing director, Urban Union, which currently operates in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth – said: “Our three current sites are doing exceptionally well, and we are preparing to start work on a fourth site in Glasgow’s Pollokshaws area. 

“It is essential that we have a robust finance operation and Kenny has an abundance of experience, not only in regeneration but in the wider construction area. He’s proving a vital asset already and a fantastic addition to the growing team at Urban Union.”

This is the eighth appointment this year for the company, a partnership between Robertson Group and McTaggart Construction.

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