Scottish Dental Care: Donna McBurnie

Donna McBurnie

Glasgow-based Scottish Dental Care has appointed Donna McBurnie as finance director to oversee the financial operations and growth strategies of the company, which operates 19 practices throughout Scotland.

McBurnie previously worked at Cameron House Resort in Loch Lomond. She has more than 20 years’ experience working in senior leadership positions in drinks retail, hospitality and banking, and has experience of financial analysis, budgeting and risk management.

McBurnie said: “Scottish Dental Care has a strong reputation for providing high-quality dental services, and I am eager to contribute to its continued growth and success. I look forward to collaborating with the talented senior leadership team and leveraging my expertise to enhance the company’s financial performance.

“It’s my aim to aid Scottish Dental Care in continuing its growth journey and to acquire a greater market share within Scotland’s dental sector.”

Lynn Hood, chief executive of Scottish Dental Care, said: “Donna’s previous experience in a guest centric, service-led environment will ensure that we continue to drive both exceptional dental care and financial performance in parallel. Her appointment underlines our commitment to maintaining strong financial management and driving sustainable growth.

“Donna’s proven track record, and deep understanding of financial strategies will be instrumental in supporting our vision for the future. We look forward to working closely with Donna to achieve our goals and further strengthen Scottish Dental Care’s position in the Scottish dental sector.”

Scottish Dental Care consists of 80 dentists and employs more than 200 people catering to, around 200,000 patients. Its practices provide a broad mix of treatments with most offering NHS services alongside private care.

The company is owned by brothers and founders Philip and Christopher Friel. Philip, a dentist and the group’s director of dentistry, sets the strategic clinical matters, while Christopher oversees the expansion strategy and group legal services in his role as mergers and acquisitions director.

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