New MD takes over at Hobson & Porter

Grant Prior 12 years ago
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Hull based contractor Hobson & Porter has confirmed Jason Papprill as its new managing director following the retirement of David Watson after nearly 20 years with the company.

Papprill joins the business on the back of a successful career in construction and property development including senior roles with Ballast Construction, and board level appointments with Barnsley Developer Quest Property and Life Property Group in Leeds.

His 22-year career has seen Papprill involved in schemes ranging from major public sector works for Housing Associations and the NHS, the lottery funded National Glass Centre in Sunderland, Framework delivery schemes for the MoD and private sector developments across the UK including the new BBC facility in Hull and the Gateway Plaza scheme in Barnsley.

Papprill said: “I am excited to be joining the business at a challenging time for the industry, and to inherit a strong and stable company.

“Hobson & Porter has an enviable reputation in the region and we aim to build on this solid base for the future. We have a talented and dedicated staff who are our key strength in providing our clients with a first class and innovative service.

“With nearly 40 years of prudent business behind us, Hobson & Porter are well placed to tackle the current economic issues within the industry and also be at the forefront of innovative project delivery in the future”

Hobson & Porter currently employs more than 100 people and enjoys a turnover of £30m.



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