Hibernian FC is delighted to announce that former club chairman Malcolm McPherson has returned to the board as a non-executive director.
He has agreed to take up the position at the invitation of chairman Ronald J. Gordon, which was extended with the unanimous support of the board. Malcolm previously served on the board from 1998–2002, and as chairman from 1999-2002.
A leading corporate lawyer with Addleshaw Goddard, Malcolm is a highly respected figure in the Edinburgh and Scottish business community. With more than three decades of senior experience, he has advised many companies at strategic level and on deal-making. He has vast experience as a non-executive director and has served as chairman of many businesses and organisations.
Ron Gordon said: “I am very pleased that Malcolm has accepted our invitation to join the board. He brings terrific legal and business experience and has a real passion for the club. I know he will be a great contributor to the board as we take forward our vision for the club.”
Malcolm added: “I am delighted and proud to have been invited to join the board as we enter this new and exciting time in the club’s development. I’ve met with Ron many times, and have been very impressed with his ambitions for our club and the energy and passion that he brings. I look forward to working with my colleagues on the board.”
Malcolm is a non-executive director of many successful Scottish companies with a particular focus on fundraising and corporate affairs advice. He is a past vice chairman of the Scottish Solicitors' Discipline Tribunal and is currently a Judicial Panel Chairman for the Scottish Football Association. Malcolm is also a principal fundraiser for the Edinburgh-based Headway charity group.