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International expert to be Vice-Chancellor of Plymouth

The University of Plymouth has appointed Professor Wendy Purcell as its next permanent Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive. Professor Purcell, currently Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Hertfordshire and herself [...]

Sussex appoints new Vice-Chancellor

Professor Michael Farthing has been appointed as the next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sussex. Professor Farthing, 59, has a distinguished background in medicine, both as a physician and as an academic, in a career spanning more [...]

Darren Blackhurst comes on board at ASDA

ASDA has appointed a Tesco senior manager as part of the ongoing restructure of its Executive Board. Darren Blackhurst, Commercial Director for Tesco Thailand, will join the business as Food Trading [...]

Nigel Thrift to be Vice-Chancellor of Warwick

The University of Warwick has appointed Professor Nigel Thrift as its next Vice-Chancellor. He joins Warwick from the University of Oxford where he is currently Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research. Professor Thrift [...]

Announcement of new Chief Executive for NTS

The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) has announced the appointment of Mark Adderley as its new Chief Executive. He will commences his role in February 2007. Adderley, 41, joins the NTS following a [...]

Janet Beer to be Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes

Janet Beer to be Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes

Professor Janet Beer has been appointed as the next Vice-Chancellor for Oxford Brookes University. She will take up post on 1st September 2007 following the retirement of Professor Graham Upton. Janet Beer is currently Pro Vice-Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University with responsibility for learning [...]

Microfinance charity appoints new Chief Executive

Oxford-based microfinance group, Opportunity International UK, part of the Opportunity International global network, has appointed Edward Fox as its new Chief Executive to take over the helm on 1st January 2007. Edward joins Opportunity from [...]

VSO appoints new International Programme Director

Richard Hawkes has joined the international development charity VSO as their International Programme Director. He was previously at Sense, where he was the founding Director of Sense International. Richard is responsible for managing VSO’s international [...]

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