Money Advice Scotland has announced that it has appointed David Hilferty its new Deputy Chief Executive.

Yvonne MacDermid, CEO of Money Advice Scotland, said: “I am delighted that David has been promoted and accepted the post of Deputy Chief Executive. This new appointment will strengthen our team, and our ability to deliver on our five-year strategy. This post will provide the succession planning required to ensure a stable and vibrant future for Money Advice Scotland.”

Hilferty previously led on social policy at Money Advice Scotland, taking up the role in September 2015.