Peter Shepherd appointed managing director of Muir Homes
Muir Homes has named Peter Shepherd as managing director of the Fife-based and family-owned house builder.
He joins Muir following over 30 years’ experience in the housing development sector, predominantly with Mactaggart & Mickel Homes Ltd
Mr Shepherd said that the position, which gives him the opportunity to utilise his knowledge and understanding of working in a family business again, is an exciting challenge. He will be responsible for Muir Homes’ strategy for future growth and will bring his board-level experience of project management of large-scale developments to his new position.
Speaking of his appointment, Peter said: “I have always admired Muir Homes, particularly for the high quality family homes it delivers. Muir has built a reputation and created a legacy of building beautiful homes people want to live in.
“Joining as managing director gives me the opportunity to steer the business focus to regional markets, particularly across new areas across Scotland. I will also be looking to develop existing and build new supply chains, to support Muir’s housing development ambitions.
“I’m excited about joining Muir Homes and looking forward to working closely with Mr John Muir and the wider team to further enhance our position as a leading home builder of quality family homes in Scotland.”
John Muir, chairman, Muir Group, added: “We are delighted to welcome Peter to Muir homes. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience to steer the company on a steady course through its expansion plans.
“We know Peter values our vision of supporting and making positive contributions to each community where we build homes. This is important to us whether we start new phases in existing high-profile developments or new estates elsewhere.
“Peter is a well-respected figure in the industry and his track record of managing supply chains and delivery of a quality product is important as Muir Homes brings new exciting phases and new estates to the market. We know his strategic vision and customer focus will assure the business has a sustainable long term future growth.”