Movers and Shakers in corporate Scotland


Strengthening team

CHARTERED surveying firm Graham and Sibbald has made a raft of senior promotions at its Glasgow office.

Lesley ­Goodfellow, has been promoted to head of lease consultancy a year after joining the firm.

Liam Loudon, Andrew Thomson and Kerri McGuire have been promoted to associate level from the commercial, building surveying and planning departments.

Chloe Flower, meanwhile, has been recruited as a ­graduate planner from Dundee University.

Partner Calum Campbell said: “With signs of an improving market we are looking to invest in our key personnel and I am delighted to announce four senior promotions in our Glasgow office.

“These promotions recognise our belief in our colleagues’ ability to service our clients’ requirements and grow our business in each of their specialist sectors.”


Dyce duo

BRISTOW Helicopters has a new director and deputy director in place at its headquarters in Dyce, Aberdeen.

The appointments of Alan Corbett, right, and Oladapo Oyeleke, left, come after former director Mike Imlach took up the post of vice-president of global operations in the organisation.

Mr Corbett, who has more than 35 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, previously held senior management positions with Baker Hughes around the world.

Mr Oyeleke adds the position of deputy director to his responsibilities as area manager for Bristow’s operations in the UK and The Netherlands.

Mr Imlach said: “I am pleased to offer a warm welcome to Alan to Bristow Helicopters and congratulations to Dapo on his successful promotion.

“These appointments are set to offer real value to our organisation as we continue to deliver the highest quality of offshore helicopter services across our operational areas in the UK, Norway and the Netherlands.”


Chef goes native

MARCO Pierre White has personally recruited the manager for his first Glasgow venture, due to open in the city’s Hotel Indigo next month.

The Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar and Grill will be overseen by Richard Wilson, pictured, who was previously general manager of the original Loch Fyne Oyster Bar.

Pierre White said: “Aside from his dedication and commitment to deliver an excellent dining exp­erience, he knows just what makes Glaswegians tick and he knows the city inside out.

“With only weeks to go now, we’re all set to hit the ground running, The team is prepared and eager to welcome guests.”

Mr Wilson said: “I’m delighted at this exceptional opportunity to work alongside Marco, a chef synonymous with culinary excellence.”


Business wizard

PERTH-based well-drilling engineering company Merlin ERD has appointed Jason Pettit, pictured, as business manager.

Mr Pettit, a utility contract engineering specialist, has been tasked with providing the support structure to facilitate the firm’s growth.

Merlin ERD, which has been involved in drilling some of the world’s longest and deepest oil and gas wells, recently won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

It was founded in 2007 by Scots engineer Iain Hutchison to provide expert engineering support to the global oil and gas industry.


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Originally Published: 11.08.2014