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NEW DIRECTORS ANNOUNCED AT SCOTTISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

[ 19-10-2018 ]

Top Scottish business figures set to join the Board of Scotland's largest business network organisation

Scottish Chambers of Commerce has welcomed some of Scotland's best known business people and entrepreneurs to its Board of Directors, strengthening its position as Scotland's most influential business network. The newly-appointed Directors are:

 

·         Stuart Cresswell, Port Manager of ABP Ports

·         Poonam Gupta OBE, Founder and Chief Executive of award-winning, global company PG Paper Ltd

·         Colin Loveday, Chief Executive of 4G Mobile & Predict Mobile and Past-President of Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce

·         Val Russell, Chief Executive, Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry

 

Commenting on the appointments of the new Directors, Tim Allan, President, SCC, said:

"I am delighted to welcome such dynamic and talented business figures to the Board of Scottish Chambers of Commerce. Poonam, Stuart, Colin and Val have exceptional business acumen, strategic vision and leadership that will enable the Scottish Chambers Network to rise to the challenge of driving the Scottish economy forward.

 

“The Board will continue to focus on its business growth priorities including, the acceleration of plans to rapidly expand the ability of Scottish businesses to export, tackling the stubborn challenge of skills shortages in key sectors and creating a business-friendly environment for doing business in Scotland.

 

“Serving leadership roles on the board of a national body like SCC is vitally important, while demanding and rewarding. I am grateful to all our board members for their commitment in supporting business growth in Scotland."

 

Stuart Cresswell, Port Manager of ABP Ports, commented:

“I am thrilled to join the board of Scottish Chambers of Commerce at such a pivotal moment for businesses in Scotland. I look forward to working with the Chamber Network and businesses as we work to create a prosperous future for every community across Scotland.”

 

Poonam Gupta, OBE, Founder & Chief Executive, PG Paper Ltd, commented:

“I am honoured to join the Board of Scottish Chambers of Commerce. The work of SCC, both domestically and internationally is exceptional and I look forward to playing an active role in shaping and driving the growth agenda for Scottish businesses."

 

Colin Loveday, Chief Executive of 4G Mobile & Predict Mobile, said:

"There has never been a more important time for businesses to be a part of the Chamber movement. As a member myself, I know the benefits of the Chamber Network first-hand, and I look forward to joining the board of SCC and actively engaging and supporting business growth in Scotland."

 

Val Russell, Chief Executive, Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said:

"There is a real spirit of dynamism and entrepreneurialism across the worldwide Chambers of Commerce Network as we take on the big challenges and opportunities facing our economies. SCC plays a critical role in amplifying the voice of the business community, nationally and internationally, and I look forward to utilising my role to champion the needs of Scottish business."

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