Brendan Dick, director of BT Scotland, named deputy chair
The Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) has appointed Brodies LLP managing partner Bill Drummond as its new chairman.
SCDI announced the appointment at its AGM in Edinburgh, along with Brendan Dick, managing director of BT Regions and director of BT Scotland, who was named SCDI deputy chair.
Drummond, who originally joined the SCDI board in 2004, moves up from the role of deputy chair chairman, replacing Robert Armour OBE.
Drummond he was named UK Management Partner of the Year at the Legal Business Awards 2013 earlier this month.
The award followed Bill's re-election by his Partners to serve a sixth consecutive three-year term as managing partner of Brodies – a post he has held since 1997.
Commenting on the appointments, SCDI chief executive, Professor Lesley Sawers said: “I am delighted SCDI will benefit from the experience and knowledge of Bill Drummond and Brendan Dick.
“They both bring considerable expertise to the organisation that will ensure SCDI continues to deliver against our core objective of sustainable economic growth for Scotland.”