We are absolutely delighted to announce the promotion of Caroline Dearden and Mark Sneddon to our Board of Directors. Both Caroline and Mark have been promoted internally from the ABC Senior Leadership Team, reflecting the incredible breadth of talent and experience within the business. They will continue to support the delivery of our fantastic projects, strengthen relationships and continue the evolution of our employee owned business.
Board Director, Jonathan McQuillan, said “Huge congratulations to both Caroline and Mark on their achievements. Caroline and Mark have an incredible portfolio of projects across Scotland, from Laurieston in Glasgow to the Isle of Coll, their approach has positively shaped communities and enhanced lives. We look forward to shaping the future of ABC together.”
The internal promotions form part of a succession plan that creates opportunities for career progression throughout the company. Co-Founder and Board Director, Adam Bell, added, “I am delighted with the success of ABC’s employee ownership model. The business is flourishing and the employee ownership model is allowing all employees to enjoy the benefit of our collective efforts; from internal progression to paying all employees a tax free bonus in January.”
ABC plans for progression continue, with a Future Leadership training programme supported by Scottish Enterprise that will cultivate the next generation of leaders. This will provide upskilling and coaching for employee owners at all levels of the business. Jonathan McQuillan said, “We are investing in our employee owners now to ensure our success in the future.”