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Two new directors

11 Mar 2013 11:37:12

Two new directors

offically announced today

two new directors confirmed Colvin and ForbesDundee Football Club today announced the appointment of Bill Colvin and Dave Forbes to the Board of Directors.Bill Colvin is based in Surrey and married with two children, the 54 year old Scottish businessman graduated from Edinburgh University in 1979 and has been a qualified Scottish Chartered Accountant for over 30 years.Bill is currently a non-executive Director of a number of oil and gas exploration companies based in Houston and London and is also Chairman of Oasis Dental Limited, a private equity owned UK Dental chain with over 200 practices across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. He is also an Operating Partner with Duke Street Capital in London advising on UK Private Equity transactions. He has over thirty years experience providing strategic financial, commercial and restructuring advice to many public and private companies in both the healthcare and international upstream oil and gas sectors.Following his appointment, Bill said "Dundee Football Club means a lot to our family. We have been involved with the club as shareholders for nearly two years and I am looking forward to helping the club in any way I can as a Director."70 year old Dave Forbes is a lifelong supporter of Dundee FC and is currently interim Chairman of the Dundee FC Supporters Society. He has been instrumental in raising hundreds of thousands for the club through his positions as Chairman and director of the former DFC Associate Board and Chairman of the DFC Business and Development Club.Dave serves on the Scottish Executive of the National Federation of Retail Newsagents of which he is a former Scottish President. He is a Trustee on the Executive Board of Radio Tay Cash for Kids and is also the Scottish Independent Representative on the Camelot National Lottery Forum Board. Previously Dave spent 25 years with the Trojan Group of Companies rising to the position of director.Dave stated "I am proud and privileged to take up this position on the Board of Directors and intend to work hard to continue the good work that has taken place behind the scenes to date."Dundee FC CEO Scot Gardiner welcomed both appointments saying "I am delighted that Bill has joined the Board of our football club at this time. There is no doubt he is an eminent businessman with a wealth of experience and having worked closely with him over a number of months now and along with his wife Pam, he has a real passion for our club. Similarly, Dave has been in and around the Club for many years and played a big part in the club coming out of administration and I know he intends to make a positive contribution to the Board of Directors. They will both be valuable assets for our club and the other Directors are also looking forward to working with him as we take Dundee FC forward towards a bright and dynamic future."

Source: Dundee Mad


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