John Irvine takes over as chief executive of Bancon Group in January 2015.
Bancon chairman Bob Hutcheson said: “John brings highly relevant experience coupled with a strong commercial background that will be hugely beneficial to Bancon. He will play a significant role in our development plans as we pursue our group-wide growth strategy in the coming years. We currently have 10 sites for which re-zoning and planning consent has been secured and we are confident of long-term, sustainable growth in all of our business areas."
Stewart Milne chief executive CEO Glenn Allison said: "After 14 years with Stewart Milne Group, John Irvine is moving on at the end of January to take on a role as CEO. He has been a great asset to our business and a valued member of our senior management team. We wish him the very best in his new role.
"We are now in the process of selecting a new group finance director and already have some exceptional internal and external candidates to consider.”