Genoffir Macleod

New board appointments at CENSIS

Two new board members have joined CENSIS, the Innovation Centre for Sensor and Imaging Systems. The new members are Genoffir Macleod, VP and General Counsel of Thermo Fisher, and Prof Steve McLaughlin, Head of School,…

Bruce Strang

Commsworld appoints new Executive Director of Operations

City of Edinburgh Council’s CIO and Head of ICT has joined Commsworld as Executive Director of Operations. Bruce Strang is the latest industry big-hitter to join the board at Commsworld as it looks to consolidate recent expansion…

Luca Pappalardo

New Marketing Manager appointed at Rearo Laminates

Glasgow-based Rearo Laminates has added to their Marketing department with the appointment of Luca Pappalardo as Marketing Manager. Pappalardo officially joined the Scottish based manufacturer on the first of May from his previous employer Cullen…

Mike Reid, finance director of Balhousie Care Group with his award and some colleagues

Balhousie Care Group finance director scoops national award

Mike Reid, finance director of Balhousie Care Group, has been named Finance Director of the Year at the prestigious FDs' Excellence Awards. Mike won the award in the category of private company with turnover of…

L-R: Eleanor Mackay, social media manager; Anna Gunn, PR Consultant and Anne Brown, company accountant.

Volpa appoints three new staff members to aid expansion

Marketing agency, Volpa, has appointed three new members of staff in a bid to strengthen its core offering and realise its ambitious expansion plans. With a background in digital journalism and PR, Eleanor Mackay joins…

Group shot of the winners and sponsors, from left to right: Stephen Paul, MD of Antalis, Martin Maclean, Daniel Johnstone, Robert Scott, James Taylor, William Little, James McCredie, James Vallance, Apprentice Manager and Joe Chuchla, Muller Martini.

Apprentices awards herald an exciting future for Scotland’s revitalised print industry

Print Scotland, the trade association and voice of Scotland’s graphic communication industry, has held its third Annual Scottish Print Apprentice of the Year award. The occasion is part of its mission to represent the Scottish…

Andy Gook

Spotless appoints Group Sales Manager to lead business growth

Spotless Commercial Cleaning has appointed Andy Gook as Group Sales Manager to drive business growth across the UK. Andy previously worked for Spotless' CEO Roger Green’s water retail company Brightwater, as its Partner Channel Manager. Prior…

Steve Petrie

New chair appointed to lead DYW North East

Dedveloping the Young Workforce North East Scotland has appointed Steve Petrie as its new chairman. The announcement marks the departure of Graham Blair who will step down at the start of March following the end…

Ashley Highfield

Johnston Press CEO resigns

Ashley Highfield has resigned from his directorship and position as Chief Executive Officer of Johnston Press plc. He has agreed with the board that he will not put himself up for re-election at the AGM…

Shaf Rasul

SRA Ventures appoints retained property advisory team

Edinburgh-based property investment specialist SRA Ventures has appointed Graham + Sibbald and Gilson Gray as retained advisors. The partnership will enable both to provide SRA – founded and owned by Scots entrepreneur Shaf Rasul – with a fully…

Scott Petrie

Holiday homes manufacturer makes new Scottish appointments

Willerby, one of the largest manufacturer of holiday homes and lodges in the UK has welcomed two new faces to its Scottish workforce. West Lothian based Scott Petrie, has been appointed as the new Willerby…

Angela Prentner Smith

Glasgow company looks to reduce digital skills gap with Transformation Programme

With the digital skills gap continuing to present issues to business, Glasgow company This is Milk has developed an industry-led programme focussed on the skills needed to successfully facilitate projects in progressively digital businesses. The…

Eunice McAdam

Four new faces for Inverness Chamber of Commerce board

Four new directors have been elected to serve on the board of Inverness Chamber of Commerce for the next three years. Eunice McAdam, a partner in Saffery Champness LLP; Andy Gray, a director with Allied…

Gayle Adnyana

New MD for St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies

St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd has appointed a new managing director to head up the social enterprise.   Gayle Adynana has had a diverse career and joins St Andrew’s from the private…

Anthony Vezza

Primestaff MD wins accolade at Business Awards

The managing director of recruitment consultancy Primestaff, is celebrating after he was crowned Managing Director of the Year at the recent Scottish SME Business Awards. Anthony Vezza beat off competition from nine other finalists to pick…

From left; Steven Fraser, Brian McMurray, Kevin Meaney and Graeme Allan

Three new partners at Anderson Anderson & Brown

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB), Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors, has promoted three new Partners; Steven Fraser, Brian McMurray and Kevin Meaney, with this bringing the number of partners in the firm now to…

Thorntons Chairman Colin Graham, Chris Phillips, Noele McClelland

Employment law expertise grows as firm expands in the capital

Thorntons solicitors is strengthening its footprint in Edinburgh with new premises and a partner appointment. Chris Phillips has recently joined Thorntons as a partner and a member of the employment law team in Edinburgh. [adbutler…

Philippa Barnes

Petroplan appoints Philippa Barnes as new CEO

Petroplan Group, the specialist oil, gas and energy recruitment company, has appointed Philippa Barnes as its new CEO. Philippa is a highly qualified HR professional, with in depth strategic and operational management expertise and nearly…

Nicola Currie

XIC extends team tally with new business development appointment

An Aberdeen-based creative print provider has strengthened its business development team as it seeks to grow its service offering across Scotland. XIC, which also has a presence in Edinburgh, has appointed Nicola Currie to the…

Left to righat are Bruce Farquhar, Alan Simpson and Neil Farrell of Anderson Strathern

Anderson Strathern appoints renewables expert as firm’s Energy team reports record activity

Scottish legal firm Anderson Strathern has hired renewable energy industry stalwart Alan Simpson who joins the firm as a consultant from law firm Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie where he was a partner.  Simpson joins Anderson…

Paul Braiden, BiSN operations manager

BiSN appoints new operations manager

Metal-to-metal downhole sealing solutions provider, BiSN, has appointed Paul Braiden as operations manager. Paul brings more than 20 years of experience to the award-winning company and will be responsible for managing worldwide field operations for…

Scotland’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 finalists announced

This summer 23 business leaders from 21 of Scotland’s promising, pioneering and accomplished businesses, will contest for the coveted title of ‘EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Scotland overall winner’ at a ceremony in June…

Laurie Scott

VisitAberdeenshire appoints head of new Convention & Events Bureau

VisitAberdeenshire has appointed Laurie Scott as its first head of Convention and Events Bureau. Laurie joins VisitAberdeenshire from Visit Belfast, the official tourism marketing agency for the Belfast City region, and brings over 15 years…

From left - Peter Lawson and Tamar Tammes

New leadership team for Burness Paull

Later this year, Peter Lawson will take over as chairman at Burness Paull LLP while Tamar Tammes will step into the role of managing partner. Both trained at Burness Paull. Lawson currently leads the firm’s corporate department,…

Alan Brown

Chief Executive of CALA Group announces retirement

Alan Brown, the Chief Executive of CALA Homes is to retire from the company. Alan has been instrumental in driving the growth of the Group, having been in a number of senior management and strategic…