Bob Drummond, CEO of Hydrasun Group, an international provider of fluid transfer, power and control solutions, has joined the board of CLAN Cancer Support.
Mr Drummond has worked in the oil and gas industry for over 40 years and prior to joining Hydrasun held senior positions at several leading energy companies including Maersk UK, Salamis Group, Wood Group Engineering and Rigblast Energy Services Group.
Bringing strategic expertise and significant business experience to the CLAN board, Mr Drummond joins chairman Hugh Little, vice chairman Stuart Cochrane, Aberdeen vice Lord Lieutenant Andrew Lawtie, Aubin Group’s Katy Gifford, solicitor Ken Gordon, AGCC’S Seona Shand, Leigh Stott from Hunter Adams, Dr Lesley Weir, Mearns & Gill MD Mike Wilson and oncologist specialist Professor Marianne Nicolson.
Mr Drummond said: “I am honoured to join the CLAN board and to be part of an impressive team of people who are committed to helping people in the north-east.
“I have been associated with CLAN for a number of years, and this year Hydrasun has worked closely with CLAN to develop a campaign which has helped to demonstrate the important work done by CLAN across the region.
“I look forward to working with Hugh and the board to support CLAN’s work and ensure that anyone affected by cancer can access emotional and practical support in our city centre, towns and villages.
Dr Colette Backwell, chief executive of CLAN Cancer Support, added: “CLAN provides a highly valued, professional service to 2500 people every year, and our work is admired across the north-east. Our board of directors is made up of impressive, hard-working people, who are committed to helping us continue to provide that support, and we are delighted that Bob has agreed to join the team as we move forwards.
“Bob brings with him a strong business background which will complement the existing skills and experience on the team.
“CLAN Cancer Support’s board members give their time freely and work closely with CLAN’s management team on a voluntary basis to ensure the charity’s ongoing success.”
CLAN Cancer Support is an independent charity which provides comfort, support and information, free of charge, for anyone, of any age, affected by any type of cancer. CLAN aims to support people to reduce anxiety, stress and to increase their ability to cope with the effects of a serious illness.
Based in Aberdeen, the charity covers the north-east Scotland, Moray, Orkney and Shetland. CLAN has a presence in Ballater, Banchory, Elgin, Buckie, Crimond, Inverurie, Lossiemouth, Turriff, Kirkwall and Lerwick.