Taking the plunge from finance director to chief executive
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Taking the plunge from finance director to chief executive

27 Aug 2015

After 15 years as a leading charity FD, Helen Verney Simmons became a CEO for the first time two years ago. She describes the experience she needed to make the move and how it’s going so far.

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