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02 August 2019

CEO welcomes Lord Smith of Kelvin as new Chair of Scottish Enterprise

CEO welcomes Lord Smith of Kelvin as new Chair of Scottish Enterprise: Lord Smith

Scottish Enterprise today (2 Aug 2019) welcomed the news that business leader Lord Smith of Kelvin is to be its new Chair. Read the Scottish Government news release here:


Steve Dunlop, chief executive of Scottish Enterprise, said: “We are delighted to welcome Lord Smith of Kelvin as the new Chair of Scottish Enterprise.

“Lord Smith’s appointment comes at a critical time not only for our organisation, but for the Scottish economy as we look to collaboratively drive a more inclusive economy that can deliver quality jobs for communities around the country. 

“As one of the UK’s most experienced Chairs, Lord Smith will bring vast experience, talent and credibility, and without doubt will help us realise our ambitions – the team at Scottish Enterprise is very much looking forward to working with him.”

Steve added: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Willie Mackie whose leadership has been incredibly valuable in helping set our transformation agenda.”

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