New president appointed at Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce
Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce has appointed a new president.
Edel Harris was confirmed as president at the Chamber’s annual general meeting as Alec Carstairs stood down having completed his two-year term.
Ms Harris is chief executive of Cornerstone, one of Scotland’s largest social care organisations, it provides a wide range of health and social care services to people with disabilities and other support needs.
Speaking after her appointment, she said: “I feel very honoured to represent the business community of the North-east of Scotland in my new role as president.
“As someone who has lived and worked in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire for the last 26 years, I am passionate about the area.
“I am committed to supporting the Chamber and its members to ensure the region remains a great place to live and work.”
Two existing board members were confirmed as vice-presidents of the board and they were joined by four new elected board members.
John Brebner, city director - Aberdeen at Clydesdale Bank, and Peter Sharp, a consultant at Pinsent Masons LLP, are now serving as vice presidents.
Joining the board after having been elected by the membership are: