Moves: January 2014 - Museums Association

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Moves: January 2014

Jane Alison has been promoted from senior curator to the head of visual arts at the Barbican Centre, London. Jonathan …
01/01/2014
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Jane Alison has been promoted from senior curator to the head of visual arts at the Barbican Centre, London.

Jonathan Reekie, the former chief executive of Aldeburgh Music, Suffolk, is joining Somerset House, London, as its new director. He replaces Gwyn Miles, who is retiring.

Ludo Keston is the new chief executive of the River and Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames. He joins from the Coventry Heritage & Arts Trust, where he was the chief executive.

Shirley MacIver has joined the National Museum of Rural Life, Kittochside, East Kilbride, as its general manager. She had been the operations manager at the House for an Art Lover in Glasgow.

Guitarist and astronomer Brian May succeeds the late Patrick Moore as patron of the Herschel Museum of Astronomy, Bath.

Four new trustees for the Horniman Museum and Gardens, London: fundraiser Judy Beard; historian Geoffrey Crossick; Molly Jackson, the deputy chief executive of the Southbank Centre; and Sarah Kemp, the chief executive of Trinity College, London.

John Leighton has joined the board of Museums Galleries Scotland. He is the director general of the National Galleries of Scotland.

East Midlands Museums Service has appointed two new executive board members: Tim Desmond, the chief executive of the Egalitarian Trust; and academic Neville Stankley.

The Royal Museums Greenwich Board of Trustees has elected Charles Dunstone as its new chairman.

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