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Scottish Meat Wholesalers Association Executive

SAMW is run by an elected executive of a President and a Board of Directors made up of 20 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.

Alan Brown

SAMW President – 2024

Alan Brown, site director at Kepak McIntosh Donald, based at Portlethen, Aberdeen, was elected as President of the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers on 29 May.

Alan has worked for the Kepak Group, who own McIntosh Donald, for 28 years, filling a range of management roles across locations in Scotland, England and Ireland, before returning to his native Aberdeen six years ago to run the Portlethen business.  His early meat trade career also included working for John Munro in Dingwall and Buchan Meat in Turriff.


SAMW Executive Manager


Scott Walker

Scott Walker joined SAMW as Executive Manager on April 24, 2023.

Scott, who was previously the chief executive of NFU Scotland for 11 years, has a deep knowledge of Scottish food and farming and a thorough understanding of the red meat sector.