Following the resignation of Stevie Spring as CEO of Future PLC, the PPA has confirmed that Spring will now also step down from her role as PPA Vice Chair.

Current PPA Chairman Charles Reed, Group Managing Director of William Reed Business Media, will now begin the process of appointing a new Vice Chair.

An announcement will be made in due course regarding the successful candidate, who will ultimately replace Reed as Chairman when he steps down in 2012.

Barry McIlheney, CEO of the PPA, said: “I would like to thank Stevie for her contribution as a board member and Vice Chair of the PPA. She has been a great supporter of the association’s work, and we wish her every success.”


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