John Sisk & Son has appointed Paul Wilson managing director of its £250m-turnover UK operation

Wilson has worked for the Irish contractor ‘s UK business for 25 years and steps up from his role as director of its £120m-turnover southern operation. He was previously a commercial director at the company.

He takes over from Pierce O’Shea, who has become chairman of the UK operation and leader of Sisk’s international division with special responsibilities for developing the company’s operations in the Middle East.

Wilson said: “I am truly honoured to be appointed to this position and having enjoyed the majority of my working career at Sisk, to take on this role is truly exciting.”