Fife Chamber of Commerce are delighted to announce that their Annual Dinner will take place on Friday 11th September at the Fairmont, St Andrews.
The after dinner speaker will be Ellis Watson, Chief Executive of DC Thomson Publishing, one of the world's largest family owned media groups. He was previously global CEO of Syco Entertainment, the joint venture between Simon Cowell and Sony. Prior to that Ellis was on the board of Menzies and FirstGroup, the huge public transport operator with brands from First Great Western to America's Greyhound Bus network. Before that he was at the helm of Mirror Group Newspapers, running five national titles.
Ellis' first break came as a young Marketing Director at The Sun and The News of the World, moving on to take charge of the new digital business and reporting directly to Rupert Murdoch. After ten years at News Corporation he became CEO of Celador International - licensing Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? to 100 countries and overseeing 130 consumer products.
This prestigious event normally attracts around 250 of Fifes business leaders and their guests.
The evening will commence with a drinks reception at 7.00pm, concluding by around 11.30pm. Tickets may be purchased individually at £80+VAT each or in tables of 10. Price includes a three course dinner and one half bottle of wine per person. Dress code is Black Tie.
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