CooperÖstlund, the UK’s leading gas engine specification and maintenance provider, has further expanded its senior team with the appointment of Duncan McPherson as Finance Director. Joining the business, McPherson brings unrivalled experience of growing businesses from a career spanning more than 25 years.

Alongside leading commercial strategy at a board-level, McPherson will be responsible for driving the company’s ambitious global growth strategy and optimising performance. Immediate priorities will be to work closely with the management team to review business processes, alongside building strong working relationships with external stakeholders.

Commenting on his appointment, McPherson said: “As a well-respected business working with facilities and manufacturers across the world, I was keen to join the CooperÖstlund team at such an instrumental time to build on successes and support momentum towards achieving long-term strategic growth.

“With a sound reputation in the anaerobic digestion and agriculture industries, expanding into new markets and furthering our global operations will be a key part of achieving our ambitious commercial objectives.”

Laura Östlund, Managing Director at CooperÖstlund, added: “With significant knowledge gained from a wealth of senior business roles, Duncan’s expertise will prove invaluable. We’re excited to welcome him to the team and are confident his appointment will help to drive the business further forward.”