Appointment of a new Chair of the Board
Voice Technologies announces the appointment of John McDougall as Chair of the Board with effect from 11 December 2017. John succeeds Alan McDonald who steps down after 10 successful years as Chair.
John brings a breadth of experience in Director and Chair roles at several market-leading companies involved in healthcare, construction, education, events and music. He is an Honorary Professor of Business at Glasgow Caledonian University and has been a member of the Court of University of the West of Scotland.
Alan McDonald, said: “It has been an immense pleasure to Chair Voice Technologies during this period of growth and expansion and I am delighted to hand over the reins to John as the company goes from strength to strength. The hard work of the staff, now owners of the company, has driven a culture of improvement and innovation as well as maintaining their dedication to their customers. I wish John, James and the team the very best in what I am sure will be an exciting and fulfilling future.”
James McPherson, CEO at Voice Technologies, said, “We thank Alan for his guidance and leadership over the last 10 years and wish him well with his future endeavours. We welcome John and are delighted to have found a new Chair whose skills, experience and values mirror those of the company and who can also share expertise from other sectors.”
Incoming Chair, John McDougall, commented on his appointment, “I am really looking forward to working with James and the team. Voice Technologies is an innovative company with a strong track record of success and I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to become involved.
“I believe that my experiences from my earlier career in electronics hardware and software may be helpful to the company. Similarly, my current roles with companies involved in the design and supply of products to the healthcare, mental health and education sectors provide knowledge that should prove beneficial to Voice Technologies.”