Scotland’s largest independent dairy company Graham‘s The Family Dairy has promoted Shaun Dorrian to operations director.

Dorrian has been with the company for 14 years, serving as stock controller, distribution manager and most recently operations manager responsible for 200 staff. He will also join the company’s board.

“Shaun plays a major role in the efficient day-to-day running of our business, controlling the smooth operations from Bridge of Allan and our five regional depots,” chairman Dr Robert Graham said. “He’s always been customer focussed ensuring quality service but is also extremely commercially aware and deserves this elevated role in our growing business.”

Dorrian will also continue to chair Graham’s operational board, the company added.

“I’ve enjoyed a great working relationship with the Graham family for the past 14 years and am excited about this new challenge,” Dorrian said.

Graham’s The Family Dairy’s includes Dr Graham, MD Robert Graham, marketing director Carol Graham, finance director Eliot Swan and Graham’s first non-executive director Simon Thomson, who is CEO of Cairn Energy PLC, the Edinburgh-based oil and gas exploration company.