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…

From left Chris Highton and Iain Mercer

Allied Surveyors recruit Iain Mercer to head-up east coast agency

Allied Surveyors Scotland plc has made a further senior appointment to their business by appointing Iain Mercer as its Director of Commercial Agency in Edinburgh. Mercer, who joins from IME Property and has over 20…

Phiddy Robertson

Raft of promotions and appointments at Galbraith

Scottish property consultancy, Galbraith, has recruited six new chartered and trainee surveyors and a qualified town planner and has strengthened its business with promotions to senior associate and associate level. Due to continuous growth, Galbraith…

Melissa Singh pictured with Boroughmuir players

Boroughmuir Rugby Club appoints new Marketing and Communications Director

Boroughmuir Rugby Club has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of its first female board member in nearly 100 years. Melissa Singh has joined the Meggetland club as Marketing and Communications Director.   The improvements…

Board members wanted for Highlands and Islands Enterprise

People with a wide range of skills and experience in business and community development are being invited to apply to join the Board of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). The region’s development agency is looking…

Simon Allison

Xodus strengthens APAC team following batch of new contract wins

Aberdeen-based Xodus Group’s Perth office has won more than A$3.5 million (£2million) in new contracts over the last six months. Xodus’ Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has had significant success in the growth of its decommissioning business,…

Calum Paterson

Calum Paterson of Scottish Equity Partners appointed Chair of BVCA

The British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA) has welcomed Calum Paterson, Managing Partner of Scottish Equity Partners (SEP), as its Chairman for 2018/19. The BVCA, which represents the private equity and venture capital industry in the UK,…

Mark Duncan, senior vice president Americas region, EnerMech Ltd

EnerMech focus on international growth with two senior appointments

Global integrated engineering service provider EnerMech is targeting further international growth with two senior management appointments in the US and UK. Former senior officer of helicopter transportation company Bristow Group, Mark Duncan, has been appointed…

Bob Fogerty

New Technical Director for HTL Group

OEM HTL Group has appointed Bob Fogerty as Group Technical Director. Formerly Group Training Director at HTL, Bob’s new role was a natural progression; Bob has decades of experience in the industry and is a…

Damian Bates

Former P & J editor takes non-executive director role

Damian Bates, the former editor of the Press & Journal, has been appointed as non-executive director of Texo DSI (UKCS), the dedicated offshore division of Texo Drone Survey and Inspection Limited to help it grow its…

Springfield employees in Forres

Springfield Properties looks to future with over 500 employees

Springfield Properties has crossed a landmark threshold with over 500 employees now on its books. The housebuilder has grown from 206 employees in 2011 to over 500 staff employed today. [adbutler zone_id='297765'] Chief Executive of Springfield…

Ellen Eunson

Blackadders looks to future growth with staff promotions

Law firm Blackadders has announced a number of promotions as the business looks to support future growth across its offices in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth. Ellen Eunson and Stuart King have been assumed…

Catrina McRobb

Grant Thornton makes senior appointment in Aberdeen

Grant Thornton has appointed a new Senior Manager to its Aberdeen team as its growth strategy in the city picks up pace. The business and financial advisor has hired Catrina McRobb, who will support the…

Craig McGill

Craig McGill moves to Devro as Global Head of Communications

PR stalwart, Craig McGill has joined sausage skins manufacturer, Devro, as Global Head of Communications after a successful tenure at PwC. [adbutler zone_id='297765'] Devro is a FTSE250 listed company with £256.9m revenue and operating profit of £38.1m and makes approximately…

Al Conroy and Jim Berkeley

Change at the top for award-winning Edinburgh ski retailer

Edinburgh’s Freeze Pro Shop is to get a new MD in the coming weeks, with long-standing leader Al Conroy stepping down on a high, as the online retailer collects the Scottish Export Award for eCommerce…

From left - Hardeep Singh Kohil, Bilaal Shabbir, Millar & Bryce managing director Richard Hepburn and Judith Ralston

Edinburgh paralegal named Paralegal of the Year

Accredited paralegal Bilaal Shabbir has been named Paralegal of the Year at the 2018 Scottish Legal Awards for his extensive experience in immigration law, family law, commercial dispute resolution and professional discipline. Bilaal has been…