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Glasgow man appointed national president of the FMB

The Federation of Master Builders has appointed Jim Gilmour as its new national president

Mr Gilmour, from Glasgow, was elected last week at the FMB’s Annual General Meeting in Dunblane, and has represented the FMB on the CITB ConstructionSkills Board.

According to the FMB, he is also “very active at the local level, supporting many local community groups”.

Mr Gilmour said: “It is an honour to be the first Scotsman elected as National President of the FMB.

“My theme during my two year presidency is ‘professionalism’ and supporting the FMB new five year strategic plan which is transform the FMB to become a professional trade association. As part of this commitment I’m also looking forward to meeting and representing FMB members across the UK.”

FMB CEO Brian Berry said: “Jim Gilmour is a passionate advocate for the SME construction industry and I look forward to working with Jim during this difficult time for the  construction industry.

“The building industry is experiencing the longest recession that most people can remember which is why it is more important than ever that builders across the UK can have access to a national trade association that support their business needs.”

Other appointments included David Bentley becoming national vice-president, with former national president Derek Bostock becoming immediate past president.

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