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Former DMA chair receives industry accolade

19 Mar 2012 10:15 GMT Back
Former DMA chair receives industry accolade
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David Metcalfe, the former chair of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), has joined an elite list of direct marketing industry luminaries following his election to the DMA’s Roll of Honour

The DMA Board elected Metcalfe to the Roll of Honour in recognition of his outstanding leadership in successfully steering the DMA through a two-year phase of transition to upgrade the organisation to continue to meet the changing needs of its members and to provide leadership for the industry. 

Metcalfe, the regulated change delivery lead for Lloyds Bank Wholesale Banking and Markets, served as chair of the DMA for two years, stepping down from office in January 2011. Metcalfe was succeeded by Scott Logie, strategic marketing director of St Ives Group

Logie presented Metcalfe with a framed certificate before an audience of 100 representatives of the DMA’s 15 regional and special-interest councils. Addressing the audience, Logie thanked the former chair for his contribution:

“I want to thank David for leaving the DMA in such a strong position to meet the dynamic challenges of serving the needs of the 21st Century direct marketing industry. It’s due to the foundations that David laid that we’ve made great progress in strengthening our representation of the digital sectors, as well as the level of service we offer our members. His place on the DMA Roll of Honour is truly deserved.”  

Metcalfe said:

“It’s humbling to join the list of great names that have previously been elected to the Roll of Honour. This honour should be shared with every member of the DMA’s board, councils and staff whose support, dedication and hard graft really made the transformation possible. It’s great to see how well the DMA is doing now and the positive trajectory that is being built upon. The DMA is in good hands.”


Tristan Garrick
Tel 020 7291 3315

Notes to editors

David Metcalfe biog:

David is currently the regulated change delivery lead for Lloyds Bank Wholesale Banking and Markets. Prior to this, David served as head of wholesale banking development for Lloyds TSB Scotland Prior to joining LTSB Group, David spent 13 years with Bank of Scotland in a number of departments. A graduate of Stirling University, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers in Scotland, Independent Chair of the Edinburgh Jobs Strategy Group,  a member of the Institute of Directors and a Fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing.

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