ProStrakan chief’s efforts recognised

Dr Tom Stratford, chief executive of ProStrakan Group, has been announced as Scotland’s ‘Emerging Director of the Year’ by the Institute of Directors.

Dr Stratford, 43, was recognised for his achievements at the Galashiels-based international specialty pharmaceutical business, since his appointment in 2011, having worked for the business since 1997.

His father Harry is a co-founder of the company.