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Appointments to the Seafish Board

30 March 2012

UK - The four UK Fisheries Ministers have appointed a new Board to the Sea Fish Industry Authority (Seafish). This follows discussions with the industry on Seafish’s future, which were held last autumn.

A new deputy chair, Jane Ryder and seven non-executive members have been appointed to the Seafish Board from 1 April 2012. The non-executive board members are: Clare Dodgson, Peter Hajipieris, Philip Huggon, Michel Kaiser, Michael Park, Stephen Parry and James Wilson.

The deputy chair appointment is based on a time commitment of two and a half days per month and receives a remuneration rate of £9,750 per annum. The board member appointment is based on a time commitment of one and a half days per month and receives a remuneration rate of £5,670 per annum.

All appointments run from 1 April 2012 for three years until 31 March 2015 and have the option of an extension of up to three years.

The appointment of the interim Chair, John Whitehead has with the agreement of the Commissioner for Public Appointments, been extended until 31 December 2012.

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