Salmon company nets big name chef


The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has announced MasterChef: The Professionals champion and Scotland’s first national chef, Gary Maclean, as a food ambassador.
Mr Maclean, who has taught at City of Glasgow College for more than 17 years, and triumphed in the BBC television series last year, will act as an ambassador for the Scottish Salmon Company, championing its values of "pride, passion and provenance" and its focus on health and wellbeing.
The company has a long-standing relationship with Mr Maclean, having previously worked on recipe development alongside other staff and students at City of Glasgow College.
Mr Maclean said: “As a chef born and bred in Scotland, it is fantastic to be working with The Scottish Salmon Company. I’m passionate about cooking with local produce from the great Scottish larder, especially salmon."

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UK focus for Scottish produce agency


SCOTLAND Food & Drink has appointed Lucy Husband as UK market development director.
The new role of has been created following the launch of Ambition 2030, a strategy which aims to double the size of Scotland’s food and drink industry to £30 billion by 2030.
The strategy has strong focus on growing Scottish food and drink sales across the UK, and this will now be led by Ms Husband.
Ms Husband has spent her career in the food and drink industry, most recently as sales & marketing director at AK Stoddart, one of Scotland’s leading red meat businesses. She has also held senior roles at Malton Foods and Waverley Vintners.
She will join Scotland Food & Drink on January 10 and develop a UK market team, which will includes Stephanie Pritchard. 
Chief executive James Withers said Ms Husband would be "invaluable" to the agency.

Law firm reveals new HR director


INDEPENDENT law firm Morton Fraser has appointed Martin Glover as its human resources (HR) director. 
Mr Glover joins the firm today from global research and consulting organisation Wood Mackenzie, where he was global head of talent and organisational development. Mr Glover has also previously worked for Edinburgh City Council, leading its HR and organisational development teams. 
He brings a wealth of commercial understanding from other roles with companies including GE Oil and Gas and Aegon UK.
At Morton Fraser, he will be tasked with implementing the firm’s people development strategy and fostering a positive culture of learning throughout the business.