Spearheading further growth

Financial heavyweight joins Kissing With Confidence

David GlenDavid Glen has been appointed chairman of UK sales training consultancy Kissing With Confidence.

Mr Glen, who retired as a partner and head of tax in Scotland for PwC last year, joins the board as a non-executive chairman as the company embarks on expanding the business further internationally.

He began his career as a graduate trainee with Coopers & Lybrand and spent 32 years as a corporate and international tax advisor. He is also a non-executive director of Beatson Cancer Charity and chairman of the board of governors at Morrison’s Academy in Crieff.

Based in Glasgow, Kissing With Confidence delivers business development training to professional service companies in the UK and overseas. The business, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, is led by CEO Russell Wardrop and managing director, Sharon McLellan.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Glen said: “I have known Kissing With Confidence since they started 20 years ago and have followed their progress from Glasgow, first into London and now international markets and I’m delighted to be on board.”

CEO Russell Wardrop said: “As we continue to grow and expand internationally we were keen to strengthen our team and David’s skill set and depth of experience seemed an obvious fit. I’ve known David for 30 years, having met him at the Junior Chamber International where we debated together. He gave us feedback on our first business plan two decades ago and has been our accountant since we started. I have no doubt he will help us spearhead our growth and new markets.”


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