RUSHMOOR Borough Council has appointed a new chief executive to replace Andrew Lloyd, who has retired as after more than two decades in the role.

The Local Government Ombudsman has appointed Nigel Ellis as its new chief executive.

DR Sallie Bacon has been named Hampshire's director of public health by the county council and Public Health England.

ANGUS Council has appointed Margo Williamson as its new chief executive.

BARNET Council has formally appointed John Hooton as its new chief executive.

PROFESSOR Maggie Atkinson, the former children's commissioner for England, has been named as the new independent chair of the Wirral Safeguarding Children's Board.

LUTON Borough Council has named Robin Porter as its new deputy chief executive.

BRISTOL mayor Marvin Rees has recommended Anna Klonowski to become the city council's new permanent chief executive.

Michael King has been confirmed as the new local government ombudsman.

SWALE Borough Council is exploring plans to appoint an interim chief executive until September 2018 to replace its outgoing CEO.