Commerical Director appointed at The Scottish Salmon Company – Fishfarmer Magazine

Commerical Director appointed at The Scottish Salmon Company05 October, 2011 – Ronnie Leggett

The Scottish Salmon Company has appointed Ronnie Leggett as Commercial Director.

Reporting directly to Chief Executive Bill Hazeldean, Mr Leggett will be responsible for the leading fish farming company’s sales, marketing and communications.

The appointment is to support The Scottish Salmon Company’s plans to develop a strong, growing and sustainable business.

Bill Hazeldean said: “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ronnie Leggett. Ronnie is an experienced Commercial Director in the Scottish food and drink sector and this appointment supports our strategic growth plans.”

The restructuring of The Scottish Salmon Company’s sales, marketing and communications department created a need for this role. He will be responsible for a team of nine.

Mr Leggett joins The Scottish Salmon Company from Macphie of Glenbervie, the UK’s leading independent food ingredients manufacturer which he joined in 2004 as Group Commercial Director.

He is a member of the Council of the Marketing Society Scotland, Vice Chair of Scottish Food & Drink Federation, is on the Sustainability and Competitiveness Steering Groups of the UK Food and Drink Federation and is a member the Grampian Food Forum.

The Scottish Salmon Company produces over 20,000 tonnes of salmon each year and is one of the country’s leading salmon farming businesses employing over 350 people and operational from over 40 sites.