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Glasgow-based law firm Harper Macleod joins Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games as Sponsor

Glasgow 2014 has appointed leading commercial law firm Harper Macleod, as the first sponsor for the XX Commonwealth Games. The announcement is the first of three Tier 2 sponsors to be announced across a three week period.

Scottish law firm Harper Macleod will become the Official Law Firm of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, and as such will provide a number of services, including legal support on commercial contracts, sponsorship, broadcasting, anti-doping, and licensing.


Glasgow 2014 appoints David Grevemberg as CEO

The Glasgow 2014 Organising Committee for the XX Commonwealth Games has appointed David Grevemberg as its permanent Chief Executive following a thorough recruitment process which saw an international head hunter trawl the globe for suitable candidates.

Glasgow 2014 appointed Odgers Berndston to search the world for a number of excellent candidates, using their extensive network of international sports people to identify candidates at the very top of their game in business and sport. More than 150 people were contacted covering all five continents and across 30 sports to produce the shortlist. 34 applications were received and a short list of seven drawn up.


Glasgow 2014 appoints Head of Medical Services

Glasgow 2014 has appointed Liz Mendl as the new Head of Medical Services for the Commonwealth Games. Bringing 25 years of Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games experience to the Organising Committee, Liz will oversee the scoping, planning and delivery of all medical services during Glasgow 2014, including the management of the anti-doping programme.

Liz, originally from Edinburgh, will be responsible for the health and well-being of 6,500 athletes and officials who will be at Glasgow 2014, as well as catering for the medical needs of the hundreds of thousands of spectators and volunteers who will attend the Games.


Glasgow 2014 appoints Head of Transport

Glasgow 2014 has appointed Adrienne Nardi as Head of Transport. Adrienne will be responsible for leading and delivering the Transport Strategy for Glasgow 2014, which will involve the Planning, Scoping and Operations around all Games-related transport issues.

Transport will play a crucial role for those enjoying the Games, working at the Games and competing at the Games. A key responsibility in Adrienne's role will be to ensure that spectator and athletes' transport is safe, secure, reliable and accessible, and that Glasgow and Scotland will 'keep moving' during the 11-days of world class sporting action.


Colin Hood appointed Non-Executive Director of Glasgow 2014 Board

Glasgow 2014 has appointed Colin Hood, the Chief Operating Officer at Scottish and Southern Energy, to its Board. He is the Organising Committee's fourth and final independent Non Executive appointment and will take up his new position on 1 September. Colin brings with him significant experience of running what is the second largest power company in the UK and the largest industrial company in Scotland.

A born-and-bred Glaswegian, Colin is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and holds a Masters Degree in Power System Management from Strathclyde University. He has also worked closely with some of Glasgow 2014's Games Partners, Glasgow City Council and the Scottish Government.


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