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HMRC Interim Chief Executive appointment confirmed

Jim Harra has been appointed as HMRC’s Interim Chief Executive.

HMRC Interim Chief Executive Jim Harra

We are pleased to confirm today, 1 October, that current Deputy Chief Executive Jim Harra has been confirmed as HMRC’s Interim Chief Executive with immediate effect.

Jim will remain as Interim Chief Executive until a permanent appointment is made, and has also been appointed Interim Accounting Officer.

Having announced his departure in July 2019, Sir Jonathan Thompson officially left HMRC on Monday 30 September to take up a new role as Chief Executive of the Financial Reporting Council.

Published 1 October 2019