Cancer Research UK appoints Ed Aspel as new fundraising director
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Cancer Research UK appoints Ed Aspel as new fundraising director

27 Jul 2015 | Hugh Radojev

Cancer Research UK has announced that Ed Aspel will replace Richard Taylor as executive director of fundraising at the charity.

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