Rona Fairhead becomes the first woman to chair the BBC Trust
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Rona Fairhead to be BBC Trust chairwoman

Rona Fairhead, the former head of the Financial Times Group, is to be the new chairwoman of the BBC Trust.

She replaces Lord Patten, who quit in May on health grounds.

Ms Fairhead, 53, becomes the first woman to chair the BBC Trust, which is the body in charge of overseeing the Corporation.

David Sillito reports.

  • 30 Aug 2014
  • From the section UK
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