I have decided to appoint the new RDA Board Chairs listed below.
Sir Roy McNulty—Advantage West Midlands (AWM)
Sir Harry Studholme—South West Regional Development Agency (SWRDA)
Sir Roy McNulty will commence as Chair designate, to ensure continuity from 1 May 2009 and take up post as Chair from 1 September 2009.
Sir Harry Studholme will commence as Chair designate, to ensure continuity from 31 March 2009 and take up post as Chair from 6 July 2009.
The new appointments will be initially until 13 December 2012.
The appointments have been made in accordance with the Commissioner For Public Appointments Code of Practice.
I have placed further details of the appointments in the Libraries of both Houses. They were all made in accordance with the Code of Practice of the Commissioner for Public Appointments.