Yorkshire and Humber based civil engineering and building company Britcon (UK) Ltd has appointed Nick Shepherd to the role of managing director.
Joining the £50m turnover privately owned family business Nick makes this career move to lead, strengthen and implement strategic business change through an ever evolving construction sector.
Bringing with him 30 years of industry knowledge and experience Nick will continue to build upon the success of the company whilst expanding its business activity throughout the region.
Mr Shepherd joins Britcon (UK) Ltd from Kier Northern where he was the regional operations director from 2015, overseeing the successful growth of the Yorkshire division. He has previously worked for both PLC and privately owned businesses across a spectrum of high profile developments and other projects.
Established for almost 30 years Britcon directly employs 95 people on its project sites across the UK. During recent years the company has delivered single projects of up to £15m in value. Britcon’s key clients including Associated British Ports, Drax Power, Stobart Group, McCains, Siemens, Refood, British Steel, Kemira, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and North Lincolnshire Council.
CEO Shaun Hunt, said: “We are delighted to have Nick joining us and spearheading Britcon. His appointment comes at an exciting time for the business as we move towards our 30th year of trading.
“With plans to focus on specific sectors whilst maintaining traditional markets, Nick is a fantastic coup for the Britcon business and has all the right attributes and credentials to build upon its success and implement Britcon’s future growth strategy. Nick brings with him an extensive skillset, significant knowledge and industry experience, which will prove invaluable moving the business forward. Innovative and with a strong leadership style, Nick is already inspiring our team with forward thinking and driving momentum throughout the company.”
Nick Shepherd said: “I am delighted to join Britcon at this very exciting time and look forward to working with Shaun and the board as we build upon on its already proud name, reputation and business success.”