IoD seeks new regional chair for Yorkshire and Humber

The Institute of Directors (IoD) is seeking a new regional chair for Yorkshire and Humber.

The former regional chair, Peter Holmes, has taken a place on the IoD national council while also remaining the chair of the South Yorkshire branch committee.

Jonathan Oxley, chair of the West Yorkshire branch committee, is currently acting regional chairman.

IoD regional director Natalie Sykes said: “We are looking for someone to chair and lead our regional committee with a focus on developing the membership and supporting and engaging with IoD members across our region. This will include implementing and supporting IoD policies, standards and initiatives.”

The ideal candidate for the three-year term of regional chair should have experience of working in a senior board role, live in and be knowledgeable about Yorkshire and Humber.

Natalie added: “Acting as the voice of the IoD in the region is an important aspect of the role and the successful candidate would promote the profile of the IoD across our region by engaging with local businesses and other stakeholders including the LEPs, public sector bodies and universities.”

Interested candidates should send their CV and covering letter to by 8 December 2014. The appointment panel will take place on 15 December.

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