One of Cumbria’s leading livestock trading firms has announced a new appointment.
Harrison & Hetherington has appointed David Carruthers as facilities manager, a newly created role.
Working primarily from the Harrison & Hetherington Borderway site in Carlisle, David will monitor daily operations and multi-disciplinary teams of staff to help develop key skills and performance.
With a wealth of experience across operations and compliance management roles, David will be responsible for maintaining current knowledge of health and safety practices, and ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation across the company.
David said: “Harrison & Hetherington is a highly respected organisation within the industry, and I am really looking forward to getting my teeth stuck in and helping to continue their success from an operational level.
“To do so, within my new role I will strive to carry on ensuring all staff functioning and facilities are up to spec, meeting the current legislative standards.
“Moving forward, I will also be looking to identify potential new measures and best practices from an environmental and sustainable perspective.
“If Harrison & Hetherington is to remain at the forefront of its industry, looking into ways our carbon footprint can be further reduced will be so important.
“I am really excited to play a part in helping make sure we remain fit for future.”
Scott Donaldson, managing director of Harrison & Hetherington, said: “David has a wealth of experience which will meet the demands of this challenging new position, and we are absolutely delighted to welcome him to the team.
“The enthusiasm and determination he has demonstrated so far will stand him in great stead, and I look forward very much to seeing how he can continue building on our strong operational foundations.”