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New Chair for Covent Garden Market Authority appointed

New Chair for Covent Garden Market Authority appointed

25 Mar, 2024

Wanda Goldwag becomes Chair, as John Lelliott steps down as Interim Chair

CGMA is a public corporation that runs New Covent Garden Market, the UK’s largest fresh produce market, and is accountable to Defra. Wanda’s appointment has been made by Defra Ministers and is in accordance with the Governance Code on Public Appointments. All appointments are made on merit and political activity plays no part in the selection process.

Wanda takes up the role from 2 April 2024 for a four-year term. She will succeed John Lelliott, who will step down as Interim Chair after 15 months in the role. John will remain on the CGMA board as a Non-Executive Director until his final terms ends in September this year.

Wanda Goldwag

Wanda is currently Chair of Nuclear Transport Solutions and of the Uniform Network Code Modification Panel, a technical body in the gas industry. 

She previously had a 25-year marketing career culminating as Managing Director of Air Miles, the British Airways-owned loyalty scheme. Since then, she has held several non-executive private and public sector roles.

Wanda specialises in providing strategic direction, risk management and creating successful management teams.

You can find out more about the purpose of CGMA here.

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