FWB Park Brown is pleased to announce the following appointments …

  • Appointments


  • Ian Smith has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of National Australia Group (UK), encompassing the Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks. He joins from Deloitte where he was a Partner.

  • David Gillespie also joins National Australia Group’s UK ExCo to the newly created role of Distribution Director, responsible for Retail, SME, Specialist Business, Private, and Direct operations. He joins from RBS  and was previously the CEO of RBS England & Wales and NatWest Scotland

  • Duncan Mackison is the new Chief Operating Officer of Buccleuch which manages the business interests of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch. He was previously Managing Director of Serco PLC’s £400m defence business
  • Baxters Food Group has appointed Alan Kilpatrick as Group Strategy Director. Alan had previously a long and successful career with Devro PLC
  • Lomond Capital has appointed Mike McGill, formerly of Murray International Holdings, as Chief Financial Officer
  • Jonathan Syson has joined Simmons & Company as Vice President after a successful 12 year banking career with Merill Lynch and Lloyds Banking Group. Simmons is a leading independent investment bank specialising in the global energy industry
  • MB Aerospace is an international group, head quartered in Scotland and providing complex engineering solutions to some of the key names in the Aerospace and Defence markets. George Adams has joined as General Manager of MB Aerospace Motherwell, having previously had a very successful career with Rolls Royce
  • Fiona Larkin has joined The Scottish Salmon Company as Finance Director. She had been Director of Business Performance and Financial Planning & Analysis at Intergen UK
  • Ian Phillips is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC).  He brings a unique blend of experiences including 19 years in the operator community, 6 years in the service sector and 7 years in the Carbon Capture and Storage business
  • Hesham El Brollosy who has joined Lux Assure, the assurance technologies specialist company for the O&G industry, as Vice President Business Development for the Middle East. Hesham was previously Business Development Manager for TD Williamson in Middle East
  • In January, Doug Heron will join the wrap platform business Nucleus as Chief Financial Officer. He is currently Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer with Adam & Company in Edinburgh
  • Lou Duncan relocated from Holland working with Rowan Drilling to assume the role of Rig Manager in the UK with Paragon Offshore the newly created Drilling Contractor recently spun out of Noble Drilling
  • Euan Campbell has been appointed to head up Finance at Murray Capital, the private investment company of the Murray family. Previously he had been with RBS and Ernst & Young
  • ACS Clothing is the leading men’s hirewear supplier in the UK. Dawn Skelhorn, previously with TATA Communications and BT has joined as Marketing Director
  • Alison Stevenson is the new Group Financial Controller for Exova PLC, the global testing business who listed on the London Stock Exchange earlier this year. She was previously with John Menzies PLC
  • Alastair Gleave previously of Kingspan has joined Superglass plc, the UK’s only independent manufacturer of glass wool insulation, as Commercial Director
  • PowerJacks, a specialist lifting and positioning solutions provider, has appointed Craig McGill as Finance Director. Previously Craig has held senior international finance roles at Sparrows, RBG and Wood Group
  • Alexander Dennis, the major international bus and coach manufacturer, has appointed Shreya Kisan as Business Development Manager. He was previously with Cummins
  • Raoghull Laing is now Head of Reward Projects at National Australia Group (UK), (Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks) having previously been with CIGNA and Standard Life and Kirsty Garrick has joined as Head of Employee Value Proposition having joined from Webhelp TSC and previously been with Lloyds Banking Group and Scottish & Newcastle. Stuart Fleming also joins as Head of Management Assurance from Sainsburys Bank
  • Pauline Lafferty and Morag McNeill have joined the board of SECC, Scotland’s leading concert, exhibition and conference centre, as Non Executive Directors. Pauline is Group HR Director of The Weir Group PLC and Morag is formerly General Counsel of Forth Ports and a Non Executive Director of a number of organisations
  • Connie Lovel has joined National Trust for Scotland as Assistant Director for the North of Scotland. Prior to this she was Chief Executive of Mount Stuart Trust on Bute
  • Balhousie Care Group has appointed Mike Reid to be their new Finance Director. Mike joins from Grant Thornton and brings with him considerable experience of both the Care sector and Local Government. The Group has also appointed two Non-Executive Directors – Marian Keogh, formerly Chief Executive of CHAS and a Non-Executive Director of Health Improvement Scotland, and David Burke, latterly Depute Chief Executive and Executive Director (Housing and Community Care), Perth & Kinross Council
  • Kris Hamson has joined Enquest as Senior Commercial Advisor.  He joins from BG Group where he previously headed up the Upstream Economics team
  • Shekhar Gund has joined Johnson Matthey as AIX (Advance Ion Exchange) Sales and Marketing Manager in the New Technologies Business.  Shekhar was previously Director of Business Development with Lanxess


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