We are delighted to announce that Alison Shearer, Visitor Experience Support and Recruitment Coordinator here at the Scotch Whisky Experience, is the winner of the Association of Scottish Visitor Attraction’s Rising Star award for 2017!
Alison, pictured here with Deputy General Manager Angela Dineen and Finance Director Tony Dick, was nominated for the award by members of the managerial team at the Scotch Whisky Experience and has been with us for almost 8 years. Beginning her career as a Visitor Assistant leading whisky tours and tastings for the public, Alison has progressed to managing the recruitment and induction process for new members of staff.
The award was announced at ASVA’s annual conference on 9th of November. As part of her prize, Alison will take part in the Business Mentoring programme run by the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, giving her the chance to work with an experienced professional to develop and grow her potential ever further.
“Alison’s experience and tenacity in various roles here at SWE has made her an invaluable member of our team”, said Susan Morrison, Director and General Manager at the Scotch Whisky Experience. “We are so proud of her winning ASVA’s Rising Star award as it’s a well-deserved recognition of everything she’s achieved so far.”