14 May 2015
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Neil MacGregor has announced that he will step down as director of the British Museum at the end of the year.
Clic Sargent’s director of fundraising Lucy Caldicott has left Clic Sargent to undertake consultancy work, and has been replaced in the interim by Rachel Kirby-Rider.
StepChange Debt Charity has announced Sir Hector Sants as its new chair, replacing Lord Wilf Stevenson of Balmacara who stepped down on Tuesday after five years in the role.
How long can Tony Hall hang onto his job? He should resign instantly. Not that he has done anything wrong but it will save time later when he inevitably does.
The British Red Cross has appointed its first chief information officer to develop and implement a technology and digital strategy as the charity embarks on a change programme.
The chief executive of the National Trust for Scotland, Kate Mavor, has been appointed as the head of the charitable arm of English Heritage.
RNIB has appointed Rohan Hewavisenti to the role of group director of resources from April 2015.