PACT director of Nations and Regions joins Glasgow indie

THE director of Nations and Regions with the film and TV industry trade body, PACT, is to leave the organisation after five years in post to join Glasgow indie company, MnE Television.

Margaret Scott will take up the newly created post of director of Creative and Business Development later in the summer, and will also join the company’s board.

Margaret joins MnE after fifteen years at PACT, the UK Trade Association that represents the commercial interests of independent feature film, television, animation and interactive media companies. In this time, she has risen from head of PACT Scotland, to director of Nations and Regions, and a member of PACT’s senior management team.Most recently, she has been closely involved in the definition of regional production with broadcasting regulators, Ofcom.

Managing director of MnE Television is Allan Mac Donald, a former radio and TV executive at both BBC and Grampian Television in Scotland, and a founding fellow of the Institute of Contemporary Scotland. He is currently Scotland representative on the PACT Council in London. He said: “Margaret Scott is a highly regarded executive across all levels of the industry, and we very much welcome her ability and skill in creating new relationships and partnerships, tobuild the MnE brand at network and international level.”