Ritchie spent greater than 30 years with the Rating Group, who’ve been package sponsors at Peterhead, and is at present chairman of Peterhead Jail Museum and the Crimond Charitable Belief
He labored intently with the membership and Aberdeen FC Neighborhood Belief on the Peterdeen undertaking, which targeted on providing completely different instructional pathways for native younger folks.
Nicely-known Peterhead businessman Conrad Ritchie has joined the Blue Toon board forward of the brand new League One season.
Ritchie joins the board alongside chairman Rodger Morrison and administrators Les Hill, Michael Duncan and Charlie Watt.
“I’m happy and honoured to affix the board of Peterhead FC, having been concerned with the membership over a few years and seen the constructive affect it has on the group,” mentioned Ritchie.
“With over 30 years in enterprise, half of which had been at board degree, I consider I’ve worthwhile, related expertise and contacts so as to add to the prevailing capabilities on the board. I’m passionate in regards to the constructive group components of the membership, the event of its services and its youth improvement programme.”
Ritchie stepped down from the Rating Group in 2020 after its sale to private-equity agency SCF Companions for £120 million. He began on the firm as an apprentice and spearheaded the corporate’s personal apprenticeship programme
“Conrad is a most welcome addition to the board,” added Morrison. “Given his long-standing household reference to Peterhead FC by way of his 32-year involvement with Rating Group, he’s adequately geared up to take the lead on a variety of tasks at present on-going and deliberate for the membership.”
Peterhead face Dundee of their last pre-season pleasant on Saturday earlier than beginning their League Cup marketing campaign at residence to Aberdeen on July 10.