Gemma Cleland, Executive Director Homecare, Unilever was elected chair of UKCPI's Council at UKCPI's AGM on 25th November.
She will be supported by vice chairs Bruce Maxwell of Dri-Pak and Ian Lamb of Ecolab, representing the interests of SMEs and professional cleaning & hygiene, respectively.
Philip Malpass, Director General of UKCPI said “We are delighted to welcome our new chair Gemma Cleland, and we value the continued support of vice-chairs Ian Lamb and Bruce Maxwell”.
UKCPI’s chair and vice chairs represent consumer, professional and SME interests at the association’s council level.
The AGM was followed by UKCPI’s annual dinner for members and guests, held in the House of Commons. This year’s guest speaker was Dr Phil Hammond, who was very entertaining, and the event provided a useful networking opportunity.