ISA-UK has appointed Craig Brown of ashtonBrown as its Interim CEO. Having spent more than 30 years working in the sign industry and 20 years with ISA-UK, Craig will continue to bring a wealth of experience to ISA-UK. During his 20-year involvement with ISA-UK, he has served as a technical committee member, member board of directors, and president. Craig will be superseding David Catanach who recently retired as Director of ISA-UK after 11 years.

ISA-UK is the trade association for the sign, graphics, and visual communications industry and plays an essential role in uniting the members of this thriving community. Its council is made up of experienced and inspirational industry professionals who endeavour to support the ISA-UK‘s work.

Craig is the company owner of ashtonBrown. He works within the franchise sector supporting franchisors and businesses with strategy, structure, network growth, and development. Craig also spent 29 years with Signs Express, climbing the ranks from their first employee to Managing Director. He has experienced first-hand the importance of long-term strategic goals and will continue to bring that as an asset to ISA-UK.

On his appointment, Sam Armstrong, President of ISA-UK, says: “During Craig’s involvement with ISA-UK over the past 20 years, he has clearly shown his passion for the sign and graphics industry, and we are excited that Craig has agreed to serve in this capacity as we continue to serve and support our members.”

“I would also like to thank outgoing Director David Catanach for his dedication over the past 11 years and his insights that have played a huge part towards the path the association now takes. We would like to wish David well in retirement and I am confident that the sign and graphics community will continue to benefit from his esteemed guidance.”