Movers and Shakers in corporate Scotland

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MORTON Simpson has returned to Thorntons Property Services to take on a senior role in the firm’s Dundee office.  Mr Simpson, who has worked in the property industry for nearly 30 years, having previously worked in Thorntons’ Angus office. He joins from law firm Blackadders.

He said: “Thorntons shares my dedication to providing outstanding customer service to clients. We want to give sellers the confidence that they will receive the best service and price when they put their property on the market with Thorntons.”

Keep up the flow

BUSINESS Stream, the Scottish non-domestic water supplier, has appointed change James Cardwell-Moore as director of sales and marketing.

Mr Cardwell-Moore, who joins from outsourcing specialist Capita, has 10 years’ experience of the utility sector, having formerly served as head of business change at Thames Water.

His appointment is designed to help Business Stream boost its core Scottish business and expand south of the Border, where the non-domestic market will open up to competition from April 2017.

Mr Cardwell-Moore said: “It’s an exciting period for the water industry and a great time to be joining Business Stream.

“The company has ambitious plans for expansion in England, with the added challenge of maintaining its market-leading position in Scotland. That’s no mean feat, but the business is well-equipped to meet the task, and it’s a challenge I relish.

Securing the firm

FARRPOINT, the Edinburgh-based technology consultancy, has appointed Neil Anderson as security director.

Mr Anderson, who has worked for the firm as a consultant in recent months, has been handed responsibility for Farrpoint’s security strategy, date centre design, cloud security and next generation security platforms. He will also lead on the firm’s new Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Edinburgh Napier University this summer, which will see them explore new ways of identifying cyber security threats.

He said: “I am delighted to be joining the FarrPoint team as director of security and look forward to applying my experience in support of their client base.”

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Originally Published: 30.06.2014