Former resources manager David Robertson has accepted the role as the council’s top financial officer.
Mr Robertson, who has worked in local government since 1992, will be joining Scottish Borders Council on Monday, September 19 from the City Of Edinburgh Council, where he held the post of resources manager.
Mr Robertson said: “Scottish Borders Council has a strong reputation as a forward-thinking and well led organisation.
“I’m greatly looking forward to helping Scottish Borders Council address the challenge of continuing to provide public services of the highest possible quality within the financial resources available.”
David has previously occupied senior, high-profile managerial positions in the Finance, Education and Children and Families departments in Edinburgh.
Commenting on his appointment, Tracey Logan, SBC’s Director of Resources, said: “I am delighted to welcome David and look forward to working with him.
“He brings a wealth of experience to this position and his skills and knowledge will make an invaluable contribution to the Council’s senior team.”