Leading timber firm, James Donaldson & Sons has appointed Pamela Scott, currently global operational excellence director at Diageo, to its board of directors.
Scott has held a number of senior leadership positions across the global beverage alcohol organisation, including technical, innovation, packaging operations, HR and global transformation areas.
Joining the Donaldson board in addition to her current responsibilities at Diageo, she brings extensive skills in leadership and strategic thinking from experience covering the end-to-end supply chain in a European and Global context. Her major achievements have included leading the Guinness technical function in Ireland, development and implementing global supply chain strategy, leading the Europe supply HR team, as well as heading up significant parts of Scotland packaging operations.
Neil Donaldson non-executive chairman at James Donaldson & Sons said: “It’s a real pleasure for us to have Pamela join our board. She brings a fresh perspective, with a strong focus on efficiency, best practice and driving performance improvement. We offer her a very warm welcome to the business and look forward to seeing the impact of her presence on the Board.”
Scott added: “With 27 years in a global drinks company I am delighted to be joining James Donaldson & Sons, an impressive, longstanding family business. I look forward to working with this team to build an even more successful future.”
As well as her role within Diageo, Scott is on the board of directors of North British Distillery; a non-executive director of Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association and a trustee for the Big Hearts Community Trust.