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Edrington announces new non-executive director

31 Jan 2017

Edrington announces new non-executive director

Edrington, the international premium spirits company, announces the appointment of Crawford Gillies to its board as non-executive director.

Mr Gillies is currently a non-executive director on the boards of SSE and Barclays Bank, where he chairs the remuneration committee. He has enjoyed an illustrious career in business over three decades, initially with Bain & Company, a firm of international management consultants, where he became European managing director.

He has chaired many notable private and service sector organisations including Scottish Enterprise. He also founded The Saltire Foundation, which helps develop entrepreneurial leadership in Scotland.

Mr Gillies is a Scot, educated at Perth Academy, Edinburgh University and Harvard.

Ian Curle, chief executive, said: “Crawford’s wide ranging international business experience will be invaluable to Edrington as it seeks further growth in the premium spirits market.”