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Sole takes chair at AM Bid Services

David SoleFormer rugby international David Sole, now a management coach, has been appointed non-executive chairman of AM Bid Services. 

The Lothians based company, assists local, regional and national organisations with delivering business growth.

Managing director Andrew Morrison, said: “We are delighted to welcome David to our board.  He will undoubtedly challenge the team while offering advice based on unrivalled experience.” 

Mr Sole added: “Working with senior clients and high profile businesses across all sectors in the UK, I am aware of the processes that have become such an important part of growing any business and indeed I have grown two B2B businesses of my own. 

“Since meeting Andrew and learning about AM Bid Services, I have been very impressed with the way in which it has grown.

“Andrew has a strong vision for the future of AM Bid Services and I am looking forward to working alongside him and his team to help achieve this.”

Me Sole joined the world of executive coaching in January 2001 following a successful career with United Distillers and Diageo.

He won 44 caps for Scotland and three for the1989 British and Irish Lions.  Highlights included winning a Grand Slam in 1990 and leading Scotland to the semi-final of the Rugby World Cup in 1991.

He was one of only two external trustees of the HBOS Foundation and was a board member of sportscotland for eight years. 

Previous positions have included roles as chairman of the board of governors of Cargilfield School and non-executive director of Kilchoman Distillery.

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