Paula Sussex to be the next Charity Commission chief executive
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Paula Sussex to be the next Charity Commission chief executive

17 Apr 2014 | Vibeka Mair

Paula Sussex, senior vice president, public sector of CGI, has been appointed the new chief executive of the Charity Commission.

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