Scotland’s Towns Partnership (STP) has appointed Kimberley Guthrie as its new chief officer. She has taken up the permanent post after carrying out the role on an interim basis since the beginning of April.
Chartered accountant Stuart Wallace is to be the next group chief executive of Forth Ports after Charles Hammond OBE announced he will step down from the role next summer. Over the next six months, Mr Hammond will work closely with Mr Wallace, currently the company's chief operating officer and a bo
Scotland-headquartered orbital launch services company Orbex has made a strategic move with the appointment of John Bone as its new chief commercial officer. His appointment marks a significant step for Orbex as the company gears up for the historic launch of Orbex Prime from its “home”
Johnston Carmichael has announced a significant bolstering of its leadership team with seven senior promotions in Scotland and the North East of England. The seven senior promotions are among 55 promotions effective across the business this month and brings the total number promoted at Johnston Carm
Edinburgh-headquartered private bank Hampden & Co has appointed Claire Mann as the head of client proposition. Ms Mann, with her extensive background in private banking and client relationship management, is set to lead the bank's client relationship management (CRM) programme. This strategic mo
St Andrews-based impact investment firm Eos Advisory LLP has announced a series of executive appointments, bringing the firm's headcount to 11. Anne Muir joins the firm as director of portfolio from the University of Dundee, where she was deputy director for research and innovation services and prev
Scottish-headquartered accountancy and business advisory firm Johnston Carmichael has appointed Paul Shields as a partner in its Newcastle office. Mr Shields joins Johnston Carmichael after 25 years of advising clients across the north-east of England.
Stephen Goldie will succeed Nick Scott as the managing partner of law firm Brodies, commencing 1 May 2024. Louise Shiels and Marion MacInnes have also been promoted as new practice area leaders for the firm's disputes and banking and finance practices respectively.
Property development lender Assetz Capital has reappointed Geoff O’Brien as relationship director in Scotland. Mr O’Brien previously worked at Assetz Capital in 2021, also as a relationship director. He rejoins the lender from Together, and brings over 20 years’ experience of busin
John Swinney, MSP for Perthshire North, has been elected as convener of the Cross-party Group on Social Enterprise in the Scottish Parliament, alongside Ariane Burgess, MSP for Highlands and Islands, taking on the role of vice convener. The Cross-Party Group on Social Enterprise (the CPG) is on
Blackadders LLP has bolstered its business services team in Glasgow with the appointment of John Elder as a commercial property partner. Mr Elder has joined the firm from Shepherd and Wedderburn and has more than 25 years’ experience in commercial real estate. He specialises in cross-border tr
Professional services advisory firm Hutcheon Mearns has forged ahead with its expansion plans across Scotland by inaugurating a new office in Edinburgh. This latest move, aimed at strengthening its presence across the Central Belt, includes the strategic hiring of three senior professionals to lead
Unity Trust Bank has appointed Dawn Morris to the new role of deposits relationship manager for the North & Scotland to help develop the bank’s growing customer portfolio. Bringing over three decades of banking experience to the role, Ms Morris will work with new and existing day-to-day ba