Brum eyes up another interim amid a dearth of candidates

By Heather Jameson | 11 February 2021

Birmingham City Council is set to hire a further interim chief executive as there is ‘not a pool of candidates currently available’ for the job.

Current interim chief Chris Naylor will leave the post on 6 March, returning to his role as chief executive of Barking and Dagenham LBC after eight months at the city.

Council leader Ian Ward said: ‘We intend to appoint an interim Chief Executive who it is envisaged will remain in post to take us beyond both next year’s local elections and the Commonwealth Games. This will provide much needed stability at a critical time.

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