On 28th June the passing of Score Group plc founder and chairman, Charles Buchan Ritchie, was announced.
“A unique character, a formidable business man, a visionary, a talented engineer and great mentor and supporter of many people and projects” – Although the passing of the chairman signified the ending of one chapter, it opened only the beginning of many new, as his legacy is continued through the work of the Score Group of companies.
Score Group plc is a global organisation employing 1800 people, including 41 company directors, throughout a group of 36 companies, worldwide.
Today, a new high-end structure was announced to all company directors. The re-structured board of directors will be made up as follows:
- Nelson Ritchie – Managing Director /CEO
- Conrad Ritchie – Deputy Managing Director
- Ian Davidson – Commercial Director
- Ian Cheyne – Operations Director
- Anita McRobbie – Financial Director
The company’s global valve division will be led by both Nelson Ritchie and Conrad Ritchie, in the joint role of Managing Director, whilst the global turbine division will be headed up by Ian Cheyne, in his position as Chairman.
Commenting on the re-structure, the Group board said, “We are happy to confirm a company re-structure that will be flexible in accommodating the needs of our business. Times are changing and although we have enjoyed the privilege of our founding chairman’s visionary leadership for the past 35 years, we now embark on a new chapter with a strong leadership team in place; a team that will allow us to protect the founder’s legacy, to invest globally and to continue to grow as a company in a proactive and positive manner”