BSIF appoints new CEO
Alan Murray to succeed David Lummis as chief executive officer of British Safety Industry Federation
THE British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) has appointed Alan Murray as its new chief executive officer to succeed David Lummis who will retire next month. Mr Murray started in his new role on 6 January 2014 and is working with Mr Lummis to ensure a smooth handover.
Mr Murray (pictured) comes to the BSIF with many years’ experience in the safety industry. An experienced senior manager, he has worked in a number of organizations including Marigold, MG Safety and Scott Safety, and brings a wide range of skills in both the manufacturing and distribution sectors.
Sarah Bridge, Federation Council chair with BSIF, said: ‘It was always going to be a difficult task choosing a successor to David. His dedication and commitment to the industry and to BSIF members has been outstanding and we will miss him greatly.
‘Alan’s experience has brought him into close contact with manufacturers, users, BSIF members and other industry stakeholders, and we are confident that he will lead the BSIF into the future.’
Commenting on his new appointment, Mr Murray said: ‘I look forward to working closely with BSIF members on the new business plan for the Federation as we face a challenging but bright future championing the critical importance health and safety plays in saving lives and the UK economy.’