UK – The Board of Directors of the BPMA (British Promotional Merchandise Association) has announced the resignation of Director General, Gordon Glenister, who after twelve years of service has taken the decision to move onto pastures new. “During his tenure, Gordon has been a tremendous asset to the BPMA and we are grateful for his many contributions”, the BPMA Chairman, Graeme Smith, said. “The Board wishes to extend its thanks to Gordon for his years of service and leadership. We support his decision to step down and are grateful for his accomplishments.” Gordon Glenister said, “It has been an enormous privilege to have led the BPMA during the past decade. I am proud to have worked with a remarkable team and members who are so committed to learning and sharing knowledge throughout the industry. With such a strong Board, I know I am leaving the association in the best of positions. It is a testament to my love of the industry that I have stayed so long in this role, I was originally only planning to stay for a couple of years!”
Glenister will remain in office for some months to serve his notice period. In the meantime, the BPMA Board is working on the recruitment of a new Director General. “The Board are confident, working closely with our Patrons, the Secretariat, our engaged membership and our industry partners, that the BPMA is extremely well positioned to meet the growing needs of our industry. We remain focused on driving the best support for our members with a continued emphasis on quality and innovation to maximise membership value”, Smith added.