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Katherine Garrett-Cox
Katherine Garrett-Cox

Business leaders who are backing the SNS campaign are listed below.

Alasdair Houston Executive Chairman Gretna Green Ltd
Alistair Moffat Director Scotland’s DNA
Andrew Chalmers Managing Partner Davidson Chalmers
Andy Willox Scottish policy convenor Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland
Anne Clyde Regional Manager UK Steel Enterprise
Anne Ledgerwood General Manager St. Enoch Centre
Atholl Duncan Executive Director, UK and Global ICAS
Bill Munro Chairman Barrhead Travel
Brendan Dick, managing director, BT Regions
Cahal Dowds, Vice-chairman, Deloitte UK
Chris van der Kuyl, Chairman, 4J
David Borthwick, National Account Controller, Glen Turner Distillery Ltd

Lesley Knox
Lesley Knox

David Doig, CEO, OPITO
David Lonsdale, Director, Scottish Retail Consortium
David Melvin, Managing Director, Cordia
David Smith, Managing Partner, Henderson Logie Dundee
Dean Hunter, Managing Director, Hunter Adams
Debbie Houston, Managing Director, Dales Cycles
Dominic McKay, Director Commercial, Marketing and Communications, Scottish Rugby Union
Donald J Trump, Owner, The Trump Organisation
Douglas Craig, Managing Director, Craig Group
Douglas McCrea, Managing Director, McCrea Financial Services
Eddie Hawthorne, Group MD, Arnold Clarke
Eric Hagman, Chairman, Matthew Algie and Company Ltd
Gordon Merrylees, Head of Entrepreneurship, RBS and NatWest The Royal Bank of Scotland
Iain MacRitchie, CEO, MCR Holdings
Jack Robertson, Chairman, Thorntons Law LLP
Jacqueline Law, Managing Partner, Aberdein Considine
Jamie Livingston, Director, Livingston James Group
John McDonough, Director, Speyside Distillers Company Ltd
John Reid, General Manager and Director, Michelin Tyres
Katherine Garrett-Cox CBE, Chief Executive, Alliance Trust PLC
Keith Anderson, Chief Corporate Officer, ScottishPower
Keith M Miller, Group Chief Executive, Miller Group
Ken Barclay, Chairman, Scotland, The Royal Bank of Scotland

Sir Tom Farmer
Sir Tom Farmer

Lesley Eccles  Co-Founder & Marketing Director  FanDuel
Lesley Knox, Chairman, V&A Dundee
Liz Cameron, Director/Chief Executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerce Limited
Malcolm McNaught, Director of External Relations, The Glasgow Academy
Marc Taylor, Director/Owner, Tay Letting Ltd
Martin Gilbert, Chief Executive, Aberdeen Asset Management
Martin Sime, CEO, SCVO
Mike Brown, Managing Partner, Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP
Niall MacDonald, Managing Director, Tullis Russell
Professor David Thomson, Founder and CEO, MMR Group
Richard Ellison, General Manager, Doubletree By Hilton
Robert Collier, CEO, Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce
Robert Stephen, MD, Celebrations of Turriff
Robin Kiely, Head of Communications, Ryanair
Ryan Currie, Marketing Manager, Buchanan Bespoke
Ryan James, Managing Director, Two Fat Ladies
Scott Black, Director FWB, Park Brown Ltd
Scott Whyte, Managing Director, Watermans Accident Claims and Care

Sir Angus Grossart
Sir Angus Grossart

Simon Brown, Partner and Head of Corporate, Anderson Strathern LLP
Simon Pengelley, Rector, Morrisons Academy
Simon Rettie, Chief Executive, Rettie & Company
Sir Angus Grossart, Chairman, Noble Grossart
Sir Tom Farmer, Director, Maidencraig Investments Limited
Stephen Flynn, Vice-chairman, Glasgow Taxis Ltd
Stephen Gibb, CEO, Shepherd & Wedderburn
Stephen Ingledew, Managing Director, Customer & Marketing, Standard Life
Stephen McNaughton, Managing Director, Origin RPM Limited
Stewart Milne, Executive chairman, Stewart Milne Group
Stuart Patrick, Chief Executiv,e Glasgow Chamber of Commerce
Usman Khushi, Director, Trespass