Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation appoints FWB Park Brown to recruit its new CEO

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FWB Park Brown is pleased to have been retained by the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) to recruit its next Chief Executive – following the announcement that current Chief Executive Julie Hesketh-Laird will step down from the role in September 2020.

The SSPO is the voice for the Salmon industry in Scotland, the UK’s number one food export. Representing every company farming salmon in Scotland, the SSPO plays a central role for its members on political, regulatory, media and technical issues in Scotland, the UK, the EU and internationally.

Atholl Duncan, Chair of the SSPO, said: “We are delighted to have appointed a company with such a strong track record in recruiting top executives to this search.

“Scottish salmon is a world-leading brand and is the UK’s top food export. There is great potential for sustainable growth in our sector and we expect there to be a number of top candidates in the running for what is a high-profile and prestigious role.

“The role is hugely important for the sector, the economy and the country. We look forward to meeting candidates who are up for this unique and important challenge.”

Ailsa Sutherland, Director at FWB Park Brown, commented: “FWB Park Brown is delighted to have been selected to handle this important and exciting appointment in a sector of such significance in Scotland.”

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