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Chiene + Tait appoints Lena Wilson as chairman

Chartered Accountants, Chiene + Tait has appointed former Scottish Enterprise chief executive Lena Wilson as chairman. 

Dr Wilson has over 30 years’ business experience across more than 40 countries. She has spent eight years as the CEO of Scottish Enterprise before stepping down in 2017. 

She is currently a non-executive director for a number of high-profile companies including Royal Bank of Scotland and Intertek Group. 

Dr Wilson has also held roles in The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice, Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo and Beatson Cancer Charity. She is also a visiting Professor at the University of Strathclyde Business School.

She succeeds Gavin Morton as chairman, who joined in 1985 as its first dedicated tax partner. She joins the Chiene+Tait on 2 December.

Commenting on her appointment, Dr Wilson said: “I relish the opportunity to be joining Chiene + Tait, an independent firm that mixes a strong legacy with an energetic and intelligent focus on the future. 

“C + T is a successful and dynamic firm which is supporting the economy through excellent advisory services to the individuals and businesses who create growth.”

She added: “ I’m very pleased to be coming on board for this next phase of the journey where we will focus on further growth and development of the firm’s business and its people.”

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