Taking project to next level

McMahon adds experience to HALO board

Jim McMahonThe HALO urban regeneration company, which is revitalising a former bottling plant site in Kilmarnock, has announced a key appointment to its board.

Jim McMahon becomes a non-executive director of the company which aims to develop a digital skills campus in a corner of the town where hundreds once worked at the Johnnie Walker facility.

Mr McMahon was a founding partner in West Coast Capital with Sir Tom Hunter and has been a trustee of the Hunter Foundation since 2001.

A senior partner in PWC for 14 years and a board member for 10 years, Mr McMahon is well regarded in the UK as an adviser to entrepreneurs and has acted for some of the UK’s largest entrepreneurial businesses.

Marie Macklin, founder and executive chairman of the HALO, said: “As one of the country’s leading business advisers, Jim has the wealth of experience needed to drive the business forward and deliver the HALO as the most exciting regeneration project in Scotland.

“Jim will bring the innovative thinking and creativity needed to take the HALO to the next level in the UK and help the business grow as an international brand.”

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