Dan Peters 23 November 2022

Interim chief given role permanently

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Swansea City & CC has appointed its interim chief executive on a permanent basis.

Martin Nicholls has been interim since May, when Phil Roberts retired.

Council leader Rob Stewart said: ‘Martin’s appointment as chief executive is richly-deserved.

'He has been an excellent interim chief executive who has the respect of colleagues, councillors and others across local government in Wales.

‘As interim chief executive and director of place before that, Martin has helped lead the authority through very challenging times, including the pandemic and the cost of living crisis.

‘Martin has also been an important source of advice and guidance in helping the council push ahead with its service improvement agenda, the successful delivery of the city deal and Swansea Arena, and the council’s plans for the future of our city and its communities.’

This article was originally published by The MJ (£).

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