Beard appoints new finance director

By Anita Jaynes on 25 March, 2015

Regional construction company Beard, which has offices in Swindon, Guildford and Oxford, has appointed chartered accountant Michael McCabe, FCA, as finance director based at its Swindon office in Faraday Road. In his new role, Michael will have management responsibility for finance, business systems and procurement for the £100 million turnover construction group which operates across the South of England.

Michael, joins Beard from a construction background where he has held senior management posts with building materials group Grafton Merchanting GB. Michael trained with Price Waterhouse Cooper.

“I am delighted that Michael has joined us as finance director,” says Mark Beard, managing director of Beard. “His knowledge and wide range of experience within the construction sector makes him an excellent addition to our executive team during a new phase of business growth for Beard. We are all looking forward to working with him.”

Other key posts Michael has held include Market Information Committee Chairman for the Construction Products Association and membership of the Builders Merchants Federation’s Profit and Costs Committee. He is a member of the Institute of Directors and Chartered Accountants Ireland.