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Edward Troup to become HMRC executive chair from April

01 March 2016
Issue: 4540 / Categories: News

New appointments at HMRC.

Edward Troup has been appointed executive chair and Jon Thompson chief executive officer at HMRC.

The appointments have been made with the approval of the cabinet secretary and the chancellor of the exchequer.

Mr Troup said: ‘I am delighted to be appointed as executive chair. It has been a privilege to be tax assurance commissioner for the past three years and I look forward to leading HMRC along the path of transformation that has been established and to ensuring the delivery of the ambitious plan that we agreed with ministers in our spending review settlement in November.’

Mr Thompson who has been permanent secretary of the Ministry of Defence since September 2012 said: ‘I am excited to be taking up the challenge of leading the delivery of the department that raises the revenues that pay for the nation’s public services. With 50 million individual and five million business...

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