Appointment of new Chief Executive

3:13pm GMT, Sunday, 21 January 2007

Tom Thomas is set to take up the position of ICM's Chief Executive from September 1 2007.

We are very pleased to announce that Mr Tom Thomas, who is currently Dean of the Business School at Southampton Solent University, has agreed to join the Institute as Chief Executive. Tom will assume his duties on the 1st September 2007.

He replaces Dr Alistair Somerville Ford who is to become joint Chairman with Professor Derek Gladwell OBE. Alistair Somerville Ford will also assume responsibility for the newly created Department for International Development and Communications.