MARK MCDAVID JOINS PUREMALT AS NEW NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN FOLLOWING 50 YEARS OF LEADERSHIP FROM FOUNDER BRUCE TURNER
The East Lothian family business PureMalt Products Ltd has appointed a new non-executive Chairperson to lead their Board of Directors. The company founder Bruce Turner MBE has served as the Chairman for fifty years. Mr Turner who is a well-known member of the Haddington and East Lothian business community will hand on the baton to Mark McDavid.
An experienced professional director, Mr McDavid is the current non-executive Chairman of HECK Food Ltd – the Yorkshire-based sausage producer. Mark’s experience extends to tenures as Managing Director of Aunt Bessie’s Ltd, Hallmark Cards and Marine Harvest USA Inc.
Bruce Turner MBE, Founder and Managing Director shared:
“I am delighted to welcome Mark to the PureMalt family. Mark’s skills and experience will help the business continue to thrive following an exciting period of growth and investment. The current macro-economic situation is highly volatile and will likely present new challenges in the months/years to come. I have every confidence Mark will lead the board through these tumultuous times!”
Mark joins to lead a multi-skilled Board of Directors. PureMalt holds a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade. Employing 98 people, the Haddington-based company produces natural ingredients for the food and beverage industries in over seventy countries.
Mark McDavid commented following his appointment:
“Bruce Turner has spent a lifetime: leading; continuously developing; and growing the business by investing in clever proprietary products and manufacturing processes which uniquely meet the needs of a range of sectors in the food and drink industry with customers all around the world. Very impressive! I am delighted to be joining the board of Pure Malt Products Ltd and look forward to working with the executive team to help steer the business onwards and upwards”