10 Sep 2015
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Jackie Morton, a trustee of the Terrence Higgins Trust, will act as its interim chief executive while the charity recruits a replacement for Rosemary Gillespie, who was recently asked to stand down as chief executive with immediate effect.
Christian relief and development agency Tearfund has appointed Nigel Harris as its new chief executive.
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.
ACEVO is just a trade union for "voluntary" sector senior managers - of course they won't like Big Society as it actually speaks of real voluntarism rather than well remunerated sub-contracting.
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.
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.