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Caddick boss retires | Construction News

Caddick govt chairman Andrew Murray has introduced his retirement after a 50-year profession and greater than 20 years with the agency, Building Information can reveal.

Murray joined the contractor in 1999 earlier than turning into managing director in 2007. He was promoted to govt chairman in 2020.

He has spent greater than 50 years within the development sector, having began out as a 15-year-old apprentice bricklayer.

The contractor will not be appointing a brand new govt chairman, with Paul Dodsworth, who joined as managing director in July final yr, set to guide the enterprise.

Murray stated the choice to step down was made doable “by the unimaginable workforce I depart behind”.

“Caddick Building ended 2022 on a robust observe, with distinctive high quality, a wholesome pipeline of tasks and frequently rising capabilities,” he added.

In its most up-to-date accounts, for the yr to 31 August 2021, Caddick’s revenue increased from £298.6m to £383.6m whereas its pre-tax revenue additionally grew, by greater than 9 per cent to £17.1m.

Dodsworth paid tribute to Murray, saying: “Since my appointment, I’ve had the privilege of working alongside Andrew effecting a disciplined handover, I’ve learnt an amazing deal concerning the enterprise’s values and the success he has created for Caddick Building in his 23-year tenure.”

The adjustments on the high of the agency come as Caddick plans to increase its working areas and improve its exercise, particularly within the residential sector.

In his position, Dodsworth can also be supporting the expansion of Casa by Moda, delivering the development of Moda Residing’s single-family-home model, alongside different key tasks throughout Yorkshire, the North East and the North West. Developer Moda Residing is a part of the Caddick Group of corporations.