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Date: Saturday, 5th September 2020
Contributor: John Hughes - HQ

Retirement of the CEO


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The Board of Directors were today advised the Chief Executive, Ian Embelton, plans to retire from the role at the end of November 2020. Ian had originally intended to retire after the World Pipe Band Championships in 2020, but with the current situation he agreed to delay his retirement until later in the year. Ian has been pivotal to the Organisation since he joined us in March 2001, and after almost 20 years, and now that he is approaching his 70th birthday, he feels the time is right to retire. The Board expressed their sincere thanks to Ian for his service over the years, and the energy, dedication, and knowledge he brought to the Organisation. Ian has kindly offered to remain within the Organisation on a part time basis post November, to assist with transition.


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