Creative Scotland names execs

New national arts body adds to staff

LONDON — Scotland’s new national arts body, Creative Scotland, has named Vena Dhupa, Iain Munro and Caroline Parkinson as directors of creative development.

Andrew Dixon, chief executive designate of Creative Scotland, appointed the three directors who will be responsible for the new development body’s investment and partnership in the arts, film and creative industries.

Additional management team appointments include Morag Arnot as director of communications and external affairs; Alyson Hagan as director of finance and operations; and Karen Lannigan as head of human resources.

Creative Scotland will replace Scottish Screen and Scottish Arts Council and is formally established in July.

Ken Hay, chief executive of Scottish Screen, will work through to the end of September to complete the handover of work to the new body.

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