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 Library of both Houses.