Ogilvie Group confirms new chairman

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Willie McDiarmid with Ogilvie chief executive, Duncan Ogilvie

Willie MacDiarmid has been named chairman of Ogilvie Group.

The Group said he has an “extensive track record” in chair, non-executive director and CEO roles, and has delivered “outstanding results” in industries such as construction, energy and healthcare.

MacDiarmid is currently chairman of Fallago Rig Wind Farm Ltd and a non-executive director at Smart Metering Systems and Business Stream. He has been CEO at both Barchester Healthcare and May Gurney and was on the main Board at E.A.G.A. PLC. 

He said, “I am delighted to be joining the team at Ogilvie and look forward to contributing to the continued success of such a dynamic business. The company has an impressive track record, combined with a long-standing reputation for quality, integrity and value and is well positioned to deliver its plans for growth.”

Duncan Ogilvie, chief executive, Ogilvie Group added, “Willie will be an invaluable asset to the business and brings a wealth of experience and skills to the company as we continue to develop and achieve growth plans across all of our operational sectors.  Our focus is on sustained, long-term success for the business through the delivery of high quality products backed by excellent customer service and professionalism.”