SAMW has an elected executive of a President and two Vice-Presidents, heading a Board of Directors made up of an additional 17 members. Board representatives are drawn from businesses large and small throughout Scotland, meeting regularly to discuss current issues and make policy decisions. The Association’s day-to-day affairs are handled by the Executive Manager.

SAMW presidential team – 2017/18

Frank Clark

Frank Clark was elected as president of SAMW during the association’s annual meeting in Glasgow on April 22, 2017, replacing Allan Jess on the completion of his presidential term.

Andy McGowan

Senior Vice President is Andy McGowan, supply chain manager, Quality Pork Ltd., who run the Brechin pigmeat plant.

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Billy Stewart

Junior Vice President is Billy Stewart, site manager, A K Stoddart, Ayr.

Ian Anderson

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SAMW Executive Manager is Ian Anderson, a former senior civil servant who spent the last 20 years of his career with the Government in Scotland on agricultural issues, primarily in the livestock and meat sector.