Latest inductee, Jim McColl OBE, is a former apprentice who has now become a global industry business leader.
Joining Weir Pumps of Cathcart as a 16-year-old engineering apprentice, he progressed on to gain a degree, achieve an MBA and then obtained a Master’s degree in International Accounting and Finance.
Notable achievements in his career has included the development of Clyde Blowers, which included the purchase of Weir Pumps, where his career began.
In 2016, Clyde Blowers Capital bought Ferguson Marine Engineering, investing in the shipyard and boosting the workforce.
Jim has never forgotten about the impact his apprenticeship had on his career and offers apprenticeship opportunities to men and women across his businesses.