AM Bid, the business bid specialist, has revealed that David Gray has been appointed as the firms' new managing director. Mr Gray will replace current managing director Andrew Morrison, who founded the North Berwick company in 2014. He joined AM Bid in 2016 after working at EDF Energy.
Law firm Burges Salmon has appointed Stuart McMillan as a partner in its banking team in Edinburgh. Prior to joining Burges Salmon, Mr McMillan was a partner at DLA Piper in Scotland, based in its Edinburgh office. He advises a wide range of banks and borrowers in project finance (including PFI/PPP
Aberdeen-based Shepherd and Wedderburn has appointed George Stevenson as its new private client specialist. Mr Stevenson will bring over 40 years' of experience and expertise across the spectrum of personal legal and tax matters to the firm and its clients.
A leading property lawyer has been appointed head of Pinsent Masons’ Scottish and Northern Irish operations. Katharine Hardie takes over the role of chair of Scotland and Northern Ireland from Richard Masters, 29 years to the day since she joined the firm as a trainee lawyer in 1990. She will
Perth-based insurance giant Aviva has appointed Jason Windsor as chief financial officer. Jason joined Aviva in 2010 as strategy and M&A director before he became chief strategy and development officer in 2013. He was responsible for group strategy, M&A, financial planning and analysis, and
Scottish Friendly has announced that it has hired Kirsty Polley as the new head of client services. Kirsty Polley has over 15 years’ experience in financial services, across wealth management and business process outsourcing.
Douglas Home & Co (DH&Co) has welcomed three new trainees to the firm following the success of last year’s programme. The firm welcomed Jessica Howlett, Jake Kerr and Rhys Lawrence to the team in September.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced that Sheree Howard has been appointed as executive director of Risk and Compliance Oversight (R&CO). Sheree is currently interim director of R&CO having joined the FCA as a senior adviser in December 2017. Before joining the FCA, Sheree spe
Emma Louden, HR manager at Chiene + Tait, has been appointed to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Mid Scotland branch committee, focusing on health and wellbeing, as well as employee engagement in the workplace. The CIPD is at the forefront of championing better work and wo
Johnston Carmichael has appointed a new head of audit and assurance as part of leadership changes designed to support its succession plans. Graham Marjoribanks, who has more than 15 years of experience in audit and financial services across the UK and in Canada, joins as partner and will be ba
Malcolm Cannon has begun his role as national director for Scotland at the Institute of Directors (IoD). Mr Cannon will be responsible for leading the organisation through a transformative era to establish greater autonomy in IoD Scotland and to attract directors and other leaders from across all se
Chiene + Tait (C+T) has announced the promotion of personal and business tax specialist Michelle Fallon to the role of partner. She was initially recruited to the firm as personal tax manager and promoted to director level in 2017. Ms Fallon has been with the firm for six years, during which C+T has