Tim Newns prepares to take over at MIDAS - MIDAS

Tim Newns prepares to take over at MIDAS

Angie Robinson is to leave MIDAS in September following her appointment to the role of chief executive of Manchester Central. Tim Newns, the current deputy chief executive will become CEO of MIDAS on 1st September 2011.

Michael Oglesby, chairman of MIDAS, said: “Angie has successfully overseen MIDAS through a challenging period and we are extremely thankful for her hard work and leadership. We are of course saddened to see her leave but wish her the very best in her new role at Manchester Central, which will see her continued close involvement in the delivery of Manchester’s future success.

“Angie will be passing the baton on to Tim Newns, who will step up to the position of CEO in September. He is ideally placed to deliver this role, having worked for MIDAS for over six years, and we are confident that he will continue to deliver the excellent levels of success that MIDAS has become known for.”

MIDAS will continue to operate as usual during this transitional period. The agency remains committed to supporting the delivery of significant levels of new investment and employment for the Manchester city region.

Angie Robinson, chief executive of MIDAS said: “It has been an honour to lead Manchester’s inward investment agency over the past 14 months. I am looking forward to my new role as chief executive at Manchester Central which will commence from September 2011.

“It will be business as usual at MIDAS and the organisation will continue to lead the way in doing what it does best – securing significant levels of new investment and employment for the city region.”

“I am delighted that Tim Newns is taking up the post of chief executive and confident that he has the business acumen to steer the organisation towards a bright and prosperous future.”

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