Tesco Bank's chief transformation officer Sandy Begbie is to lead plans to develop a jobs guarantee for young Scots. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Mr Begbie will lead work on the implementation plan for the scheme.
Perth-based Aviva has appointed Amanda Blanc as its new CEO as Maurice Tulloch announces his departure. Ms Blanc is currently an independent non-executive director at Aviva. She was appointed to the Aviva Board in January 2020 and chairs the Customer, Conduct and Reputation Board Committee. She was
Lloyds Banking Group has announced that its chief executive António Horta-Osório will step down in June next year after ten years in the role. Banking industry veteran Robin Budenberg will step up as the bank's new chairman after Horta-Osório's departure.
Niall Booker, the former chief executive of the Co-operative Bank, has become chairman the of start-up bank Monument - a new digital lender striving to shake up the market for wealthy customers who has attracted a string of banking veterans to its leadership ranks. Mr Booker also held senior r
Russell Alton, the current finance chief of Norwegian energy firm Equinor, has been appointed as the new chief executive of Aberdeen-based Neo Energy. Mr Alton will take up his new role at the end of August.
PwC has appointed Matthew Hall as office senior partner at its Edinburgh office whilst Robin McBurnie has been appointed to the same role in Glasgow. In addition, Edinburgh-based Jason Higgs and Paul Cheshire both became partners at the firm on July 1. Mr Higgs leads PwC Scotland’s Busin
Chartered accountants and business advisory firm Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has appointed Ian Marshall as director. As well as having worked with a diverse range of tech businesses, right through from start-ups to high-growth and turnaround, Mr Marshall also has significant experience
Glasgow-based financial services firm XFS Limited has appointed Margo Kidd as its new chief operations officer. Ms Kidd has over 15 years of senior management experience, including a decade of strategic development and plan execution on a UK basis. She also has 32 years experience in collections.
Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) has appointed Stephen Bird as its new chief executive as Keith Skeoch announced he will stand down from the role later this year. Mr Bird has an established track record of delivering exceptional value to clients and customers, creating high-quality revenue and earnings
Giles Wilson, chief executive officer of global aviation services firm John Menzies PLC, has announced that he will leave the group to take up the position of chief financial officer with William Grant & Sons.
Veteran fund manager Harry Nimmo been appointed co-manager of the £1 billion Aberdeen Standard Investments Global Smaller Companies fund which he helped create in 2012. Mr Nimmo replaces Alan Rowsell, investment director, who has resigned from the fund along with investment analyst Imogen Harr
Bryan Lord, a technology sector veteran with 30 years’ experience of running and growing global business consulting practices, has become the latest senior recruit to join Aberdeen-based Inoapps following his appointment as head of service delivery. Prior to taking on this newly created r
Industry leadership group Scotland for Employee Ownership (SfEO) has announced the appointment of Isabella Miller as the new co-chair of its board. Ms Miller, who is the head of branch for John Lewis in Glasgow, will work working alongside existing joint chair Jamie Hepburn MSP, minister for busines