SNIPEF, the Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation, has announced that its President for 2019/20 is Mr Neil Hadden of Elgin.
Elected at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting on 24 May 2019, Neil is the 97th President of SNIPEF. A long-serving plumber, he joined SNIPEF in 1985 and has represented the Banff & Moray Local Association on the SNIPEF Council since 2010. His firm, Neil Hadden Plumbing & Heating, is based in Elgin.
Upon taking on the role of President, Neil urged members to get more involved with their local association and the wider industry: “I am honoured to take on the role of SNIPEF President for the next year. Like our members, I have experienced first-hand the challenges facing plumbing and heating businesses and look forward to working with SNIPEF staff and Council members on new initiatives to engage members and provide them with quality representation and services to help their businesses grow.
“I believe we need to continue to find better ways of engaging with our membership base and I strongly encourage our members to become more involved with their local association and decision making in the industry. Our organisation and the industry will only get stronger if we have actively engaged and involved members.”
Along with Neil’s appointment, the following Office Bearers were elected:
Vice President: Robin Hall
Junior Vice President: Jim Butter
Immediate Past President: Gordon Matheson