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CFDG approves governance changes

Finance | 1 Oct 2006

CFDG members unanimously approved changes to its governance structure at its AGM last month. Its Memorandum and Articles of Association have been amended after members agreed that only seven out of its 10 board members need be CFDG members in the future. The remaining trustees will be co-opted to reflect a wider variety of skills such as marketing, communications and media, which CFDG sees as essential in delivering its strategic plan.

CFDG also announced the election of three new trustees. Rohan Hewavisenti of Breast Cancer Care, Fiona Young of the Tudor Trust, and Philip Brown of the King's Fund, all joined the board while Steve Mahon of the Together Trust becomes deputy chair. Paul Breckell, commencing his final year as chair, said: "It's an exciting time for the organisation and a number of new projects have already been started in addition to our core activities. We are convinced that the new set up of our board will be able to support further growth."

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