Lego fun at Peterhead Scottish Week

In a move designed to boost the company’s rural support, Virgin Money has announced the appointment of Peterhead’s Stephen Buchan as Regional Head of Agriculture for Scotland.

A fantastic weekend of LEGO fun is promised at Buchan Braes.
A fantastic weekend of LEGO fun is promised at Buchan Braes.

The bank has a history of providing farmers with finance across the UK, and agriculture now accounts for 16% of Virgin Money’s overall business lending.

Starting out as a bank clerk when he left school, during his career, Stephen has worked across a range of sectors including commercial banking and five years at Scottish Widows. Having held a variety of managerial roles with the bank’s Agricultural and Credit Departments, he has been responsible for building strong agricultural portfolios.

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Commenting Stephen, said: “My aim is to establish Virgin Money as the best bank for farmers in Scotland. Despite this maelstrom of change my confidence in Scottish farming remains steadfast.”