Tuesday, 03 November 2021 09:06

Wood Group chief exec named Scottish Enterprise chair

New chair of the board of Scottish Enterprise, Bob Keiller

Current Wood Group chief executive, Bob Keiller, has been named as the new chair of the board of Scottish Enterprise.

Bob announced he was to retire from his Wood Group role on 31 December 2015, and will now take up his new position at Scottish Enterprise from 1 January 2016.

Having held the CEO role since November 2012, Bob was formerly chief executive of Wood Group PSN from April 2011, and CEO of Production Services Network before its acquisition by Wood Group.

The Scottish Enterprise appointment will be for three years, ending on 31 December 2018.

Bob Keiller said: “I am looking forward to working with the team at Scottish Enterprise to build on the good work they have been doing and help them to improve even more. Scotland needs a vibrant and inclusive economy and Scottish Enterprise has a catalytic part to play in achieving this."

Deputy First Minister John Swinney said: “I am delighted that Bob will be joining the Board of Scottish Enterprise, and I know that Scottish Enterprise will benefit from his extensive experience. I wish him well and look forward to working with him.”

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