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BBC Trust Chairman formally appointed

Rona Fairhead has been confirmed as the new BBC Trust Chairman.

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She was formally appointed at a Privy Council this evening (October 8) and will take up her new post from tomorrow.

Under the terms of the BBC Royal Charter, the appointment of the BBC Trust Chairman and members is made by HM The Queen on recommendation from Ministers (the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, through the Prime Minister).

Published 8 October 2014