NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Mark Boden named Shetland Islands Council chief executive

Mark Boden
Image caption Mark Boden is expected to take up his role in October

The new chief executive of Shetland Islands Council has been named.

Mark Boden, the former corporate director of Wiltshire Council, is expected to take up his new role at the beginning of October.

Gary Robinson, the appointments panel chair, said: "Mark Boden impressed the panel with his experience, knowledge and passion for Shetland."

The Accounts Commission said in January the council needed a long-term chief executive in its bid to progress.

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites