Appointment of a new Non-Executive Board Member

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Non-Executive Board Member.

Carol Benzie, Managing Director of Aberdeen International Airport, this month joins the AECC Board. Having been part of the management team at the airport since 2008, Carol has held the role of Managing Director since October 2013. Carol is a key figure in the Aberdeen business community and is also a Board member of the Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce.

The AECC Board is made up of 13 members from industry, Aberdeen City Council and includes three members of the Venue’s Senior Management Team.

Ed Gillespie, Chairman of AECC’s Board, commented: “We are delighted that Carol has joined AECC Board, this is a very exciting time for the Venue and having someone with the Carol’s expertise will be advantageous for the future vision of the Company.”

Brian Horsburgh, Managing Director at AECC, added: “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Carol to the Board and look forward to working with her.”


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