18 Sep 2014
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Jackie Ballard will join Alcohol Concern as chief executive in July and will become the charity’s first permanent full time chief executive in two years.
Richard Taylor, executive director of fundraising and marketing at Cancer Research UK, has been nominated the new chair-elect of the Institute of Fundraising.
Humanitarian and development agency Care International UK has appointed Laurie Lee, Africa director at the Gates Foundation, as its new chief executive.
Su Sayer, the founder and outgoing chief executive of United Response, will join the Campaign to Protect Rural England next month.
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 European Fundraising Association has appointed its first chief executive to strengthen its lobbying voice ahead of EU reform of data protection and VAT.
National Lottery operator Camelot Group has announced that its chief executive Dianne Thompson will retire in October after 14 years leading the company.
Paula Sussex, senior vice president, public sector of CGI, has been appointed the new chief executive of the Charity Commission.