Cooke Aquaculture Scotland has appointed David Cashman as its new finance director.

Cashman was previously head of finance at bottled water producer Highland Spring, a £100 million (€115.9 million/$136.8 million) business. He has also worked in senior finance and operations roles for HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland and Sky.

Cashman will be based at Cooke Aquaculture Scotland’s corporate office in Bellshill and will have responsibility for the company’s finance and accounting staff throughout the United Kingdom.