My noble Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills has made today the following announcement:
I would like to announce a new chair appointment to the board of the East Of England Regional Development Agency (EEDA).
William Pope will commence as chair designate, to ensure continuity from 1 February 2010 and take up post as chair from 1 April 2010.
The appointment will be initially until 13 December 2012.
The appointment has 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.