Christine Ford

New conference and events manager appointed to Aberdeen Performing Arts

Aberdeen Performing Arts (APA), the charitable trust that manages three cultural venues in Aberdeen, has appointed Christine Ford as its new conference and events manager, in preparation for the re-opening of the historic Music Hall…

Left to right Kiran Chandrasekharan, Andrew Munro, Gabriela Enache and Luigi Napolitano

Rigmar Group makes several new appointments to meet global demand

An Aberdeen-based inspection, maintenance and marine services group has appointed several new members of staff to further strengthen and establish its service offering across the globe. Rigmar Group, comprising Rigmar Services and Interocean Marine Services, has…

Jonathan McManus

DM Hall’s West commercial property operation appoints new director

Chartered surveyor, DM Hall, has appointed Jonathan McManus as a new director of commercial agency, based in the firm’s Glasgow North office. He will be part of DM Hall’s West commercial department. A graduate of…

Katherine Monro, Graham + Sibbald (by Stewart Attwood)

Graham + Sibbald hire Katherine Monro from Knight Frank

Property sector stalwart Katherine Monro has moved from Knight Frank to join Graham + Sibbald as Head of Agency - Aberdeen. Katherine joins the firm after over a decade at Knight Frank and brings experience of working across Scotland’s…

Simon Rettie and Karen Turner of Rettie & Co (by Steve Reid)

Senior appointment by Rettie & Co strengthens asset management offering

Rettie & Co has appointed Karen Turner, a former Property Director at Pagan Osborne, as Director of Lettings as the Scottish property firm looks to further roll-out a one-stop shop asset management offering from sales…

ESS managing director Mark Gillespie, global business development manager Andy Readyhough and commercial director Iain Middleton

Ecosse Subsea Systems focus on global expansion

Subsea technology specialist, Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS), has taken further steps to strengthen its management team and to boost international sales with a senior appointment. Andy Readyhough will be charged with global business development for…

Sian Lloyd Rees

Aker Solutions Names New Country Manager for the UK

Aker Solutions has appointed Sian Lloyd Rees as UK Country Manager, based in Aberdeen. With a career spanning more than 25 years, Sian has held a number of leadership roles in both blue chip and…

Sheena Martin and Lynette Summers of Keltic Accounting

Inverurie Accounting firm continues expansion

An Inverurie Accountancy firm continues its expansion with the appointment of Lynette Summers as Associate Director, bringing the staff complement to nine. Keltic Accounting in Port Elphinstone has seen continued growth in its client base…

Jim Mooney

Key Appointment as Provista Targets UK Expansion

Provista, the Hamilton based tech firm which was recently acquired by a Nasdaq listed tech giant has appointed a new head of Sales and Marketing. The recruitment of Jim Mooney reaffirms Provista UK’s growth plans…

L-R: Bruce Stuart and Gavin Cowie pictured at Subsea Expo 2018

Interventek appoints new Sales and Business Development Director

Interventek Subsea Engineering has appointed Bruce Stuart to the role of Sales and Business Development Director. Bruce Stuart brings with him over 30 years of commercial leadership experience and in-depth operational knowledge of the oil…

Deirdre Michie

New faces at Oil & Gas UK

Oil & Gas UK has appointed two new key appointments as it adapts and evolves to fully meet its members’ needs. Gareth Wynn has taken on the post of Director of the Stakeholder and Communications Team which includes external affairs,…

OPITO director Christine Currie (back) with Aberdeen Grammar School pupils

Next generation dive into subsea event for career help

More than 100 secondary school pupils from the north-east of Scotland had the chance to wear diving suits, control a subsea power turbine and work offshore using virtual reality tech as part of OPITO’s Energise…

Edinburgh Napier University

Graduate Apprenticeships programme breaks new ground

A scheme which gives people the chance to study for university level qualifications while in paid full-time employment is being expanded into two new Schools at Edinburgh Napier University. The university’s first cohort of Graduate…

Scotland’s business leaders set their sights on the IoD Director of the Year Awards

37 of Scotland’s leading directors have been shortlisted for the IoD Director of the Year Awards, which celebrate individuals’ business accomplishments in 2017. Announced today, from over 150 nominations, a shortlist of 37 Scottish business leaders…

Dan Griffiths (centre) with ETKO Sports Academy founders Laura Etko (left) and her husband Vio (right)

ETKO Sports Academy expands team to strengthen sporting portfolio

A north-east sporting facility has further enhanced its management team, with a view to expanding the range of activities on offer to members. ETKO Sports Academy, which is based in Oldmeldrum, has appointed Dan Griffiths…

Technology Specialist makes a Trio of senior appointments

Scotland-based technology firm Hutchinson Networks has made three key appointments to spearhead its growth plans in the UK. Afsar Chaudhury, will be joining Hutchinson Networks as the Director of Advanced Infrastructure Services, Paul Edmondson as Sales…

Neil Anderson

Assure APM Appoints Director of Cyber Security Services

Edinburgh-based specialist IT performance and segmentation security company Assure APM has appointed Neil Anderson as their Director of Cyber Security Services, in order to further bolster their cyber defence solutions and meet the demands of an increasingly-growing security market. Neil, who recently left…

The eleven new apprentices

Financial services giant welcomes first apprentices into Edinburgh Global Technology Centre

Australian multinational Computershare has welcomed its first IT apprentices to its Global Technology Centre (GTC) in Edinburgh. The eleven apprentices have joined the company to start their careers as IT Service Desk and Operations Analysts,…

John Paul Sheridan

New head of Scotland for law firm TLT

UK law firm TLT has appointed disputes partner John Paul Sheridan as its new head of Scotland. John Paul has been with the firm since joining as a trainee in 1998 and is a respected…

Data Talent event announced as part of DataFest18

The cream of Scotland’s crop of digital students are to be targeted by some of the world’s top companies with a specially arranged introduction event on 20th March in Glasgow. Organised as part of Scotland’s Data…

Goals Newcastle courtesy Goals Soccer Centres plc

Goals appoints former Walt Disney and Man U executive as new CEO

Goals, the East Kilbride-based operator of outdoor small-sided football centres, which has 49 sites, including three in California, USA has appointed Andrew Edward Anson as their new Chief Executive. Andy brings a wealth of experience in…

Fiona Logan and Andy Lothian

Insights Learning Development appoints new CEO

Global people development business, Insights Learning Development Ltd, has appointed Fiona Logan as its new Chief Executive. Fiona was previously Insights Chief Operating Officer. During the last three years Insights revenue has grown from £28m…

New FSB Chair for Scotland appointed

A telecoms entrepreneur from Glasgow has been appointed as the Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) new Chair for Scotland. Martin Little, owner of LPL Telecom, will lead a new Scotland-wide group charged with fostering more…

From left - Mark Steven and Shaun Marwaha

Scotfresh appoints new managing director

Convenience store chain Scotfresh has appointed industry professional Mark Steven as its new managing director to lead the  retailer as it moves into the next phase of growth. Steven brings a wealth of retail and wholesale…

Michelle Handforth

Aberdeen Harbour Board appoints new Chief Executive

Aberdeen Harbour Board has appointed Michelle Handforth as the new Chief Executive. Michelle, who has 20 years of board and leadership experience in global, multi-site businesses, was recruited to succeed Colin Parker as Chief Executive.…