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Tag: Chief Executive

  • Thursday, May 31st 2018 - 08:27 UTC

    Debilitated Brazilian government challenged with an oil-workers 72-hour strike

    The oil sector strike included workers on at least 20 oil rigs in the lucrative Campos basin of 46 operated by Petrobras

    Brazilian oil workers began a 72-hour strike on Wednesday in a new blow to President Michel Temer following a nationwide trucker protest that has strangled Latin America's largest economy for over a week. The strike affecting several rigs, refineries, plants and ports is the latest challenge for state-led oil firm Petrobras, whose shares have tumbled nearly 30% in two weeks over fears that political interference would unwind more investor-focused policies.

  • Thursday, October 13th 2016 - 07:59 UTC

    Falklands' new Chief Executive has 30 years experience in England's public sector

    Falkland Islands Government has announced the arrival of the new Chief Executive for the Falkland Islands, Mr. Barry Rowland. He comes to the Islands from the North of England and brings over 30 years’ experience in the public sector, with 15 years of those being in a number of corporate roles with senior leadership responsibilities.

  • Thursday, June 2nd 2016 - 08:14 UTC

    Falkland’s set to appoint Barry Rowland as new Chief Executive

    Barry Rowland formerly worked as Chief Executive for Newcastle City Council before leaving in 2012.

    The Falkland Island’s Government (FIG) announced yesterday that a conditional offer of employment had been accepted in principle by Mr. Barry Rowland for the position of Chief Executive. Current FIG Chief Executive, Keith Padgett, is retiring later this year after serving as head of the civil service for the past 5 years.

  • Wednesday, March 7th 2012 - 03:18 UTC

    Keith Padgett, first Falklands’ government CE recruited in the Islands

    The new CE has been working with the government since 2001

    Keith Padgett, former Finance Secretary and acting Chief Executive of the Falkland Islands government has been confirmed in the post by the local government acting in agreement with the Islands Governor.