Board hire for drinks group
Gillies toasts new role at Edrington
Mr Gillies is a non-executive director at SSE and Barclays Bank, where he chairs the remuneration committee.
Among his career highlights he worked for the management consultants Bain & Company, where he became European managing director, and chaired private and service sector organisations including Scottish Enterprise.
He also founded The Saltire Foundation, which helps develop entrepreneurial leadership in Scotland.
Ian Curle, Edrington chief executive, said: “Crawford’s wide ranging international business experience will be invaluable to Edrington as it seeks further growth in the premium spirits market.”