After 14 years of leading B&M Analysts, Douglas Comrie is passing on the baton of CEO. “It has been a privilege to lead a team of people so driven to make a difference, and to work with so many inspiring leaders from industry and government alike,” says Comrie.

“For the past few years, I have been considering the significance of reaching the milestone of 20 years of service with the company, something that passed in May of this year. I am very proud to have been involved in so much of what the company has achieved over the past 20 years and since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in particular, and see this as a great milestone at which to introduce new leadership and new vision to the company.”

The company is pleased to advise that Rob Stewart has been appointed as the company’s new CEO effective 6 July 2021. “Rob is incredibly well positioned to take the company forward on its growth path and has the full support of the board given his passion for industrial development, close work with all business units in his role as COO, and understanding of the company’s strategic positioning.” commented Comrie. 

The company is also pleased to advise of the appointment of Jake Morris to the position of COO and the appointment of Meghan King to the position of Director (Manufacturing Led Value Chains). Comrie will provide advisory support to the new leadership of the company in the months ahead and will continue his long-term involvement with the company as a non-executive director.

Commenting on his appointment, Rob Stewart said, “It is a privilege to be surrounded by a fantastic team who are passionate about what we do. I am very excited by our future prospects and the strategic direction we have as a company to make a positive impact on our clients and society.”

B&M Analysts is widely recognised as a leader in enabling sustainable growth through innovative solutions for leading industrial sectors. The company provides services to over 300 clients in partnership with key funders and is very positive about the work being done to accelerate the recovery and growth path of these companies.