May Double Bill—Alastair Kellock and Martin Stepek
Tuesday 15th May 2012
Our May meeting brought a special treat for our 76 members and visitors to the Ibrox Suite, Ibrox Stadium.
We were privileged to welcome two guest speakers namely:
Alastair Kellock – Rugby Player with Glasgow Warriors and Motivational Speaker
Martin Stepek – Formerly of Glens, Hutchison, Robertson and Stepek fame now CEO Scottish Family Business Association (SFBA)
Biography of Alastair Kellock
Alastair was born on 14 June 1981 in Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire and is a rugby union player for Glasgow Warriors and his position of choice is as a Lock. He made his Scotland debut against Australia on 6 November 2004.¬†He captained Scotland to a historic win against Australia in November 2009.
On 25 January 2011, it was announced that he would captain Scotland in the 2011 Six Nations Championship. Alastair scored his first international try against France in Scotland’s opening match of the 2011 RBS Six Nations. He then went on to¬†captain his country at the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
Alastair is an after dinner speaker and his talks are based on the links between business and sport, drawing on the experiences he has had over the last 11 years.
He lives with wife Ashley and their two-year-old daughter Kate in Bearsden.
Biography of Martin Stepek
Martin Stepek was born into a business family, his parents having co-founded Stepek in their kitchen after the war.
He joined the family electrical retail business as marketing manager, developing the well-known Glens, Hutchison,
Robertson and Stepek television advertising campaigns, progressing to Deputy Managing Director.