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Female Chief Appointed at Dorset County Council

Chief DCC Debbie Ward

8:24am 20th July 2012

The first ever female chief executive of Dorset County Council's been appointed.

Debbie Ward will take over the helm in October when her predecessor retires.

Ms Ward says she's looking forward to working with the local authority staff and as well as communities across the beautiful county of Dorset.

Angus Campbell, Leader of the council and chair of the selection panel, said: “I am delighted that Debbie Ward is to be our next Chief Executive at Dorset County Council.

"Debbie came to us relatively recently to take over as Director for Adult and Community Services and has made huge strides in that area in times of increasing budgetary constraint.

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