Clydesdale’s McKerracher switches to Bank of Scotland
Bank of Scotland has appointed Scott McKerracher as senior manager for Glasgow. He joins from Clydesdale Bank and his primary role will be to head up a team of relationship managers and support the growing SME business market in Glasgow and the west of Scotland.
Mr McKerracher brings with him 30 years experience and understanding of the Scottish business community.
Latterly, he was regional director for the East of Scotland at Clydesdale, overseeing corporate, acquisition finance, commercial, small business and private banking. He was also responsible for commercial banking across the UK, as well as managing the national industry sector team.
Graham Blair, area director, SME Banking Scotland said: “With three decades experience working with Scotland’s business community, the past eight years of which has been dedicated to supporting the country’s small and medium sized firms, Scott brings considerable knowledge and expertise to our business.
“SMEs are the cornerstone of Scotland’s economy, a key driver of innovation and the economy, and Bank of Scotland remains committed to supporting even more to realise their sustainable growth ambitions.”
Mr McKerracher said: “I’m extremely excited about joining Bank of Scotland at this important time. I feel the bank is in a fantastic position, having re-shaped the business and has in place a strong plan for growth, which is integral for meeting the needs of our customers, not just for small and medium sized firms but across the board. Its appetite is right, winning new customers and attracting fresh talent which is all testament to the efforts of the management and dedication of the existing team in place.
“I am looking forward to working with Graham and the team as we continue to work with our customers and help them capitalise on the improved market conditions as well as maximise the wealth of entrepreneurial spirit that exists in Scotland.”