Press release

Lord-Lieutenant for Lanarkshire: 26 October 2017

The Queen has appointed Lady Susan Haughey, CBE, DL, as Lord-Lieutenant for Lanarkshire.

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The Queen has been pleased to appoint Lady Susan Haughey, CBE, DL, as Lord-Lieutenant for Lanarkshire to succeed Mr Mushtaq Ahmad, OBE, who retires on 12 November 2017.

Background

Lady Susan Haughey was educated at Holyrood Secondary School. In 1985 she set up City Refrigeration Ltd with her husband, of which she was an owner and director for 32 years. City Refrigeration is now a global business with a very large turnover and employing 14,000 people across the UK, France, Australia, Asia and North America.

In 2002 they set up the City Charitable Trust and over the past fifteen years they have donated £9 million to deserving causes.

For the past six years Lady Susan Haughey has been Director of the Kilbryde Hospice in Lanarkshire. She has committed herself to bringing communities together to co exist socially and culturally. She was awarded the Loving Cup in October 2015 by the Lord Provost of Glasgow and in 2016 was winner of the Woman of Influence Award. In June 2016 Lady Susan Haughey received a CBE.

Published 26 October 2017