NEW DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE ANNOUNCED FOR SCOTTISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce has promoted Charandeep Singh to the new role of Deputy Chief Executive as the business group focuses on growing the reach of the Scottish Chamber Network nationally and internationally.

Charandeep will take on the newly created role with immediate effect. Continuing to work closely with Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Director & Chief Executive of SCC, he will focus on strategy development and implementation, raising and profiling the views of the business community to decision makers and expanding commercial opportunities for the Scottish Chamber Network.

He has worked with SCC for six years, most recently as its Head of External Relations.

Commenting on the appointment, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Director & Chief Executive, said:

"Our Network is growing and strengthening its position to promote the interests of Scottish business nationally and internationally. To achieve this growth and deliver for our members, investing in the talent of our team is critical to the success of the Chamber Network and the business community.

“I am delighted to appoint Charandeep to the post of Deputy Chief Executive where he will bring his utmost dedication and entrepreneurial zeal to supporting the growth of the Scottish business community. This promotion is testament to his contributions, as well as the future growth ambitions of the Chamber Network."

Commenting on his appointment, Charandeep Singh, said:

"This is an exciting new role which I am honoured to take on.  In the midst of political uncertainty and economic challenges, a strong business-led Chamber Network has never been more important. I am absolutely committed to raising the voice of business to decision makers, making sure that business communities in Scotland are thriving.”