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New IoD director general named

Miles Templeman has been confirmed as the next director general of the Institute of Directors.

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Templeman is currently executive chairman of the hospitality group, Eldridge Pope and will succeed George Cox in October this year.

He has had a successful career in the private sector, holding several senior executive positions with FTSE listed companies including Beecham Foods, off licence chain Threshers, beer company Whitbread, drinks producer HP Bulmer and Levi Strauss.

Templeman, said: ‘I relish the prospect of being able to publicly represent the hard working business community and look forward to building on the good work that has already been achieved at the IoD.’

He also holds a number of non-executive positions, sitting on the boards of the restaurant chain Yo Sushi, Kent brewer, Shepherd Neame and clothing firm, Ben Sherman, that was recently sold by 3i to American clothing company Oxford Industries in a deal worth £80m.

IoD chairman, Christopher Beale, said: ‘We are delighted to have Miles Templeman on board. His appointment continues our policy of having the IoD led by someone with a strong track record in business and with considerable board experience. The IoD has been transformed in recent years and I can think of no one better to carry the organisation forward.’

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