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PRESS RELEASE

14 March 2012
Embargo: For Immediate Release

SCDI WELCOMES APPOINTMENT OF JOHN MCCLELLAND AS PERMANENT CHAIR OF SDS

Commenting on the announcement that John McClelland CBE has been appointed as Chairman of Skills Development Scotland on a permanent basis, SCDI Chief Executive, Dr Lesley Sawers said:

“SCDI welcomes John’s appointment as the permanent Chair of Skills Development Scotland, following the excellent work he has undertaken as Interim Chair.

“At this time of economic challenge and rising youth unemployment, the role of SDS and the leadership provided by John is now more important than ever.

“We look forward to continuing to work in partnership with SDS on the skills agenda in Scotland.”

 


Note to editors

SCDI is Scotland's leading independent economic development organisation
representing 1,200 companies, SMEs, public sector bodies, charities, trade unions and
faith groups.

For further information, please contact James Alexander, SCDI Policy and
Communications Manager on 0141 222 9728 or 07762 023 985.

 


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