12 Feb 2015
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The chief executive of the National Trust for Scotland, Kate Mavor, has been appointed as the head of the charitable arm of English Heritage.
Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) has appointed Ruth Marks as chief executive, replacing Graham Benfield, who retired after 25 years.
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.
Mike Adamson, the acting chief executive of the British Red Cross since the resignation of Sir Nicholas Young, has been appointed to the position on a permanent basis.
The Public Fundraising Regulatory Association’s head of policy and communications has been promoted to become the face-to-face regulator’s new chief executive.
The Charity Retail Association has appointed Martin Blackwell, who is currently chief executive of the Association of Town and City Management, to succeed Warren Alexander at the helm of the organisation.
Animal charity Blue Cross has appointed Sally de la Bedoyere, current chief executive of the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association, as its new head.