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Published:  23 July, 2008

Her Majesty's ambassador to Belgium is the new chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA). Gavin Hewitt will join the SWA on 20 October. He succeeds Hugh Morison, who retires at the end of December after ten years at the Association. Hewitt is a career diplomat, having been head of the Southeast Asian Department at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, deputy permanent representative of the UK mission to the United Nations in Geneva, and HM ambassador to Croatia and Finland. Born in Hawick and educated in Edinburgh, he and his wife, Heather, have retained a home in Edinburgh, where the SWA is located.