CLAN welcome retail expert Jackie Allen on board

Proprietor: Jackie Allan
Proprietor: Jackie Allan

CLAN Cancer Support announced the appointment of retail expert Jackie Allen to its board at its Annual General Meeting on Thursday (November 28).

Jackie brings with her an extensive knowledge of the retail sector having established and operated the popular fashion boutique The B’s Knees in Oldmeldrum and Inverurie for 25 years before becoming an independent business consultant early in 2012.

Alongside this, Jackie is currently a retail consultant and an advisor to the Business Gateway as part of the Survive and Thrive Programme, and also holds the position of chairwoman of the Inverurie Business Association.

With CLAN’s network of charity shops now encompassing Aberdeen, Ballater, Orkney and Shetland, Jackie will be looking to use her expertise to maximise opportunities in these areas.

Jackie said, “CLAN is a wonderful charity that does so much great work for anyone affected by cancer and I’m absolutely thrilled to be joining the board. I’m really looking forward to playing my part in the future of the charity.

“With CLAN’s spread of charity shops continuing to play a vital role in its fundraising activities, I’m really looking forward to working with the team that’s in place to help grow the chain even further.”

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