Peter Waggott

Sales workshop first in UK to be university-recognised for degree entry

Experienced sales professionals without degrees now have a new asset they can gain to bolster their sales effectiveness and aid their application to a degree course thanks to a Scottish sales coach. The two-day practice-based…

John McMullen

Baxters Food Group appoints new European Chief Executive Officer

Baxters Food Group has promoted John McMullen into the role of CEO for its European Strategic Business Unit following his appointment as interim CEO in November 2017. With 25 years’ experience in the food and drink…

From left - Laura Considine and Iain Considine

Veteran North East lawyer hands over reins to daughter

Well known North East lawyer Iain Considine has announced he will be stepping down from his role as a senior partner at Aberdein Considine, the law firm he co-founded in 1981 and will now become…

From left - Graeme Allan and Fraser Porter

New partner appointment at Anderson Anderson & Brown

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB), one of the UK’s leading firms of Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors, has announced the appointment of Fraser Porter as Partner, responsible for the firm’s Wealth Management Division. Fraser…

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Demand for data science skills in Scotland continue to rise

Demand for skilled data scientists continues to grow in Scotland, underlining its strength as a global leader in the field. This has been demonstrated by the announcement of the biggest ever intake of Data Lab…

Ash Sheikh

House builder appoints new sales and marketing director

Fife-based housebuilder Muir Homes has appointed Ash Sheikh as its new sales and marketing director. Muir Homes has been building new homes across Scotland for more than 45 years, and is currently on site in eight locations across…

(L-R), Peter Milne - customer service advisor, Amy Pia - drafter, Lindsay Green - core team centre manager, Danny Ralston - retention case officer

Creditfix Ranks Among Top 20 Companies To Work For In Scotland

The UK’s biggest personal insolvency practice Creditfix has taken 15th spot in a major employee poll to uncover the best companies to work for. Headquartered in Glasgow, the firm is the only debt advice specialist…

Philip Large

Brightsolid appoints new chief information officer

Brightsolid, the Scottish colocation and cloud solutions company, has appointed an interim chief information officer to lead an ongoing transformation of its technology and service delivery offerings. Philip Large, who brings over 20 years of…

From left - Managing Partner, Graeme Allan and Lyn Calder

New corporate finance partner at AAB

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB), Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors, has appointed Lyn Calder as corporate finance partner. Lyn Calder, a Chartered Accountant, has worked within this specialist area for almost 20 years in both lead…

Thomas Moradpour

Moët Hennessy appoints new President and CEO of The Glenmorangie Company

Moët Hennessy has appointed Thomas Moradpour as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Glenmorangie Company, effective the 15th of August 2018. Thomas Moradpour, currently International Marketing Director at Hennessy, is taking over from Marc Hoellinger,…

Lynn Melville

Partner changes at BTO Solicitors

Scottish independent law firm BTO Solicitors LLP has made a number of changes to its senior team. Due to increasing client demand in its Trusts, Estates and Tax Planning Department, the Firm has taken the…

David Howie

HIE appoints new head of innovation and technology

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has appointed a new regional head of innovation and technology. Based in An Lòchran, Inverness, David Howie is responsible for a dynamic portfolio that includes all HIE activities on innovation,…

Scottish retail team left to right Isla Monteith, Stuart Moncur, John Menzies, Charlie Hall, Jessica McGrellis

Savills appoints new Glasgow retail and leisure director

International real estate advisor Savills has appointed John Menzies as a director in its retail and leisure agency team, based in the firm’s Glasgow office. [adbutler zone_id='297765'] Most recently at Cushman & Wakefield, John has…

Valerie Mitchell

The Wise Group strengthens leadership team with duo of appointments

Social enterprise, the Wise Group, has strengthened its leadership team with a duo of senior appointments. Valerie Mitchell, who was previously Head of Workforce for Glasgow 2014, has been appointed Director of Operations while Alex…

Andrew McLeod

Hutcheon Mearns Announces Further Team Expansion

Andrew McLeod ACCA has joined the Hutcheon Mearns team as Resourcing Manager to assist the career development of his fellow professionals. This new appointment is the result of the increased demand for the firm’s unique mix…

Ricky Cowan and Douglas Martin

New business development director at AAB

Anderson Anderson Brown has appointed a new business development director. Ricky Cowan brings extensive knowledge and experience within the professional services arena and a wealth of business development experience to AAB. [yikes-mailchimp form="2" title="1" description="1"]…

L to R in attached picture – at front: Jessica Leslie – Trainee Account Executive, Roslyn Ivatt – Trainee Marketing Executive, Sarah Mooney – Account Manager, Kyle McPartlin – Designer, Sally Trethewie – Account Director

Scottish comms agency targets expansion with new hires and office move

A Scottish communications agency has signalled ambitious future growth plans by adding five new members of staff to its roster and moving into new offices on Edinburgh’s Queen Street. Orbit’s announcement follows a series of…

The 2018 Saltire Scholars cohort

Record number of students to take part in Scotland’s leading Internship Programme

Scotland’s most talented and ambitious students are set to start a once in a lifetime placement through Entrepreneurial Scotland’s Saltire Scholar Internship Programme. This year 170 students representing 15 Scottish universities will take part in…

Jo Nisbet top left and Limor Wolfe bottom left

Harper Macleod announces 42 promotions in biggest round of its 30-year history

Scottish law firm Harper Macleod has announced the biggest ever round of promotions in its 30-year history. 42 solicitors in the firm have been promoted to new positions, including two new Partners – Jo Nisbet…

Kent Mackenzie

Deloitte strengthens Scottish leadership team

Business advisory firm Deloitte has strengthened its senior team in Scotland with the appointment of two new partners - Fintech and analytics specialist Kent Mackenzie and the leader of its oil and gas transaction services…

NXG managing director Rod Coffey, left, with former Weatherford UK managing director Ian McCartney

NXG Drilling Services appoints non-executive chairman

NXG Drilling Services has appointed a former Weatherford UK managing director to its senior management team. With nearly 40 years’ oil and gas industry expertise, Ian McCartney has been announced as non-executive chairman. He will…

Gareth Williams

Skyscanner cofounder and CEO to take on role as Chairperson

Gareth Williams, Skyscanner's co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, is to take up a new role as Chair of the travel search engine. He will be replaced as CEO by current Chief Technology Officer Bryan Dove.…

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…