The Chieftain for the Gourock Highland Games has been named as Greenock Morton Chairman Douglas Rae MBE.
The businessman – who is also chairman of the Golden Casket confectionary corporation – will preside over the 61st annual games at their new permanent home at Battery Park on Sunday 14 May 2017.
Douglas Rae MBE said: “I am absolutely thrilled and extremely honoured to have been asked. I am really looking forward to the event and to spending the day with everyone taking part. Hopefully the sun will be shining.”