Scottish Rowing names new COO

Scottish Rowing is pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Cobb as Chief Operating Officer.

Amanda has worked for Scottish Rowing in the role of Development Manager since 2010 and has made a significant contribution to the progress of the organisation in that time.  

As well as her experience of working for Scottish Rowing, Amanda brings a strong business background to the role. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in London, going on to work in their Corporate Finance department.  This was followed by 5 years at the Headquarters of J Sainsbury plc, where she worked in a number of senior management roles, including Corporate Finance and as Head of Investor Relations.

Mike Morrice, President of Scottish Rowing said: ‘This appointment is a major step forward for Scottish Rowing and we all look forward to working with Amanda to ensure Scottish Rowing continues to grow and be successful on all fronts.’

Gemma Fay of sportscotland said: ‘On behalf of sportscotland, I would like to congratulate Amanda Cobb on her appointment as Chief Operating Officer.  This new post marks the start of an exciting new phase of development for Scottish Rowing, which sportscotland is pleased to be able to support.  I look forward to continuing the positive and productive partnership we have with Amanda for the wider benefit of the sport of rowing in Scotland’.

Amanda Cobb said: ‘This is a very exciting time for rowing in Scotland and I am delighted to have been offered the opportunity to step up into the role of Chief Operating Officer. I look forward to working with the team at Scottish Rowing to help secure its success for the future.’

Find out more about Scottish Rowing at www.scottish-rowing.org.uk.

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