Pic Peter Devlin
Pic Peter Devlin

UK port operator Forth Ports has appointed Michelle Primrose (pictured above) as its new group HR manager.

She has held previous HR roles with blue-chip corporates including BAE Systems, Balfour Beatty, AECOM and Sainsbury’s, and will be based at Forth Ports’ Grangemouth facility, reporting directly to chief executive Charles Hammond.

The group has also appointed Matt McCreath (pictured below) as its group financial controller.

He will be based at Forth Ports’ corporate headquarters in Leith and report to chief financial officer Carole Cran.

Mr McCreath is a chartered accountant who has worked in senior management roles for a number of global businesses, most recently John Menzies, Macdonald Hotels and KMPG.

Charles Hammond, group chief executive, said: “We warmly welcome Michelle and Matt to our management team. This is an exciting time for the business as we continue our multimillion-pound investment programme across the group to deliver for our customers and their future needs as well as investing in our highly skilled workforce.

“We pride ourselves in our excellent training and skills development programmes that we deliver through our bespoke onsite training academies in Grangemouth and Tilbury,” he added.

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