NEW APPOINTMENTS: South Yorkshire’s IoD ambassador begins work

Derek Carpenter.
Derek Carpenter.
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The Institute of Directors has appointed experienced marketer Derek Carpenter as its branch ambassador for South Yorkshire.

He joins a newly-launched ambassador network, which consists of high-profile business leaders who aim to represent and promote the IoD in their area and grow the region’s voice on national policy matters.

Derek, based in Barnsley, has developed component cleaning brands within the UK and European markets, including Enviro-Tech Europe and Baron Blakeslee. He served as a governor at Barnsley College and Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and was a director of Barnsley Development Agency.