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Quality Meat Scotland appoints new Health and Education Executive

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has appointed Mairi Sutherland as its new Health and Education Executive.

Mairi (25) has taken over the reins from Jenni Henderson and will be working with and inspiring young people, communicating positive messages about the benefits of eating red meat as part of a healthy balanced diet.

With a degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Edinburgh Napier University, Mairi, has worked in a variety of sectors, with companies such as Virgin Active, Baillie Gifford and most recently The University of Edinburgh.

Mairi is also a Rainbow Guider and has volunteered for nearly 10 years in Girl Guiding, offering a wealth of experience in supporting and encouraging young people.

Carol McLaren, QMS Head of Communications said she is delighted to welcome Mairi to the team.

“Mairi brings a huge amount of practical knowledge and experience with her. This, coupled with a strong personal interest in health and nutrition, makes her a strong addition to the team and will undoubtedly strengthen our existing communication activities to promote the role of red meat in a healthy diet.”