SLCC appoints new Chief Executive

26/10/2010

Following a rigorous recruitment process, the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has today; (26 October 2010) announced the appointment of Rosemary Agnew as their new Chief Executive.

Commenting on the appointment, SLCC Chair Jane Irvine said: "I am delighted Rosemary has accepted the position as Chief Executive Officer of the SLCC."

"Having worked with Rosemary now for two years, and seen her work as Acting Chief Executive for the last year I know her structured work ethic and positive attitude are exactly what the SLCC needs at this stage in its life."     

Throughout her career, Rosemary has also worked for the English Civil Service in a variety of management and policy roles.  She has a strong background in complaint handling having worked for the Local Government Ombudsman in England for several years and has also lectured in Business Administration and Management at both post and undergraduate levels in the UK and abroad.

Jane continued: "Rosemary's experience of working within statutory frameworks means she has developed the essential skills and the insight needed for her role as the Chief Executive of an impartial complaints handling and oversight body."

Rosemary Agnew, the SLCC's newly appointed Chief Executive commented: "The SLCC is still a relatively new, but maturing, organisation with a dynamic and modern approach to resolving legal complaints and I look forward to taking the organisation forward at a time of significant challenges."

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