Carr’s Group’s Speciality Agriculture and Agricultural Services divisions serve farmers in the North of England, South Wales, the Welsh Borders and Scotland, the United States, Germany, Canada and New Zealand. The Engineering division offers remote handling equipment and fabrications to the global nuclear and oil and gas industries.
In this interview, Hugh Pelham, the group’s new CEO, explains what attracted him to Carr’s Group and the changes he has made since he joined. He outlines the prospects for both of the agricultural divisions and the potential impact of changes to UK farming post-Brexit. He concludes with a discussion of the actions that management is taking to improve the performance of the Engineering division.