Bondholder East Midlands Chamber has announced Robert Mayo as its President for 2017/18.
He received the chains of office from outgoing President Geoff Poyzer at the Chamber’s annual general meeting.
As well as being a Director at East Midlands Chamber, Robert is Chair of the D2N2 Rural Reference Group.
Robert said: "I would like to extend my personal thanks to Geoff Poyzer, my predecessor, for choosing me as his deputy for the past year and for all his hard work during his 12 months in office.
"I promise to uphold the dignity of this office and to be the best ambassador that I can be for the Chamber, for the region and for business generally.”
Kevin Harris, a partner at international audit, tax and consultancy firm RSM, has been appointed as Vice-President for the year.