ScotlandIS, the membership and cluster management organisation for the digital technologies industry in Scotland, has appointed Karen Meechan as its new Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis.
Meechan, the current Chief Operating Officer for ScotlandIS, has agreed to take on the role when current CEO Jane Morrison-Ross leaves the organisation in February.
Alison McLaughlin, Chair of ScotlandIS, said:
“I am pleased to announce that Karen Meechan has agreed to take on the role of Interim CEO when Jane Morrison-Ross departs next month.
“Karen is well known to our partners and members and has worked closely with Jane on the current ScotlandIS strategy and ambition. The board is confident that she will lead the ScotlandIS team to build on the organisation’s success and, most importantly, ensure we continue to provide the support our members need over the coming months.”
Karen Meechan added:
“Having worked closely on ScotlandIS’ strategy and operations, as well as with members’ for many years, I am looking forward to helping steer us through the coming months in what is a critical year for Scotland’s digital sector.”