The Quiet Philanthropist
Lanarkshire-born businessman Les Hutchison is the quiet philanthropist. He has a strong belief in “giving something back” but he does it without fanfare.
He has, however, made an exception for his recent very generous financial donation to University activity, by allowing us to feature him in the hope that it will inspire others in his position to follow his example.
My task is not only to help the University directly, but to encourage other alumni like me to come forward
Les, who left Bell College of Technology (now part of UWS) with an HNC Electrical Engineering in 1975, went on to become Vice Chair and a Director of the Canadian energy services company, ShawCor Ltd and owner of Motherwell FC before transferring the club into fan ownership in 2016.
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