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Richard Sharp to be named BBC Chair

OM
Omnipresent London London
Mark Kleinman is reporting that Richard Sharp is to be named the new Chair of the BBC:

https://news.sky.com/story/ministers-to-unveil-former-goldman-banker-sharp-as-new-bbc-chair-12180454

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A former Goldman Sachs banker will this week be installed by Boris Johnson as the next BBC chairman amid a deepening debate about the fate of the television licence fee and unprecedented competition from commercial rivals.

Sky News has learnt that the government is preparing to announce the appointment of Richard Sharp as Sir David Clementi's successor as soon as Thursday.
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Worzel Anglia (West) Look East (West sub-opt)
Mark Kleinman is reporting that Richard Sharp is to be named the new Chair of the BBC:

https://news.sky.com/story/ministers-to-unveil-former-goldman-banker-sharp-as-new-bbc-chair-12180454

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A former Goldman Sachs banker will this week be installed by Boris Johnson as the next BBC chairman amid a deepening debate about the fate of the television licence fee and unprecedented competition from commercial rivals.

Sky News has learnt that the government is preparing to announce the appointment of Richard Sharp as Sir David Clementi's successor as soon as Thursday.


Only a day after Ofcom announced their interim chair.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/maggie-carver-cbe-appointed-as-interim-chair-of-ofcom
BR
Brekkie Wales Wales Today
Could have been a lot worse.
Be nicer and more tolerant to each other. Them's the rules.
Parker, Roger Darthwell and Ghost gave kudos
RD
Roger Darthwell London London
I don't know if this choice is good or bad for the BBC
LL
Larry the Loafer Granada North West Today
I can't imagine him being all that comfortable to sit on.
SuperSajuuk and Tyler LastName gave kudos
TE
Technologist London London
Another city grandee ..... but well known to the chancellor of the exchequer ...
May be a good thing to argue the BBCs case
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-55561667
CO
Cold Open West Country (East) Points West
Is anybody to be named as BBC Table, BBC Sofa, BBC Wardrobe, or BBC Sideboard?
Last edited by Cold Open on 6 January 2021 6:50pm
You f'coffee? ☕
JO
Joe
On the other side, of course, there’s only the ITV Credenza.
DA
davidhorman Channel Channel Islands
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Richard Sharp to be named BBC Chair


Congratulations to Mr Chair.

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