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SGF has taken a big step towards ensuring business continuity and effective succession planning as it moves towards its centenary year in 2018. The SGF National Executive has unanimously backed the appointment of Mike Leonard as the Federation’s new Vice-President. The nomination had been made by the incoming President Dennis Williams. Leonard has a wealth of experience, gained thriugh senior positions in both the retail and wholesale sectors of the industry and is currently controller of the highly successful Day Today convenience channel at United Wholesale Scotland.

Dennis Williams commented,

Mike has just the right character and experience that we need to complete the new Presidential team. There is no doubt in my mind that he is the right person for the job and the National Executive has recognised this with their unanimous support”.

Mike Leonard had this to say,

I am delighted to be taking on the role of Vice-President. SGF continues to be moving forward into exciting times and I am looking forward immensely to working with the new President Dennis Williams and the team at SGF”

 

Leonard will assume the role of President at the SGF annual conference in 2018.

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