A Leading International Speaker Consultation & Booking Service

International Speaker Bureau

Tel: +44 (0)20 7607 7070


Motivational business speaker, Ellis Watson takes on new role at FirstGroup

11th June 2009

One of the very best business and after dinner speakers on the corporate circuit, Ellis Watson, is leaving Menzies Distribution to take up a post on the main board of FirstGroup, the Aberdeen based company.

In a statement to the Stock Exchange, Menzies' Chairman, William Thomson, gave an unreserved tribute to Ellis Watson, priasing him for having revolutionised Menzies' business.  Ellis joined Menzies from four years ago from Trinity Mirror where he was managing director under chief executive Sly Bailey.  It is rumoured that he is now a front runner as successor to FirstGroup's founder and chief executive, Sir Moir Lockhead who is expected to retire in the next couple of years.

  • Speakers Corner (London) Ltd
    Unit 31, Highbury Studios
    10 Hornsey Street
    N7 8EL

    Tel: +44 (0)20 7607 7070 
    Fax: +44 (0)20 7700 8847 

  • Brilliant service given very short notice. Excellent follow up. Thank you very much. BAE Systems

  • Footer Logos


Agile web development by Byte9