By: Hartlepool Post Posted On: March 09, 2020 View: 3325 PRESS RELEASE Published 9th March 2020 PRESS RELEASE ....Hartlepool Borough Council Chief Executive to retireIt’s been announced Gill Alexander, the Chief Executive of Hartlepool Borough Council, will step down from the position later this year. Ms Alexander has been Chief Executive of Hartlepool Borough Council for the past five years and has given over 40 years’ service to the public sector, most of which have been in the North East of England. During her time as Chief Executive of Hartlepool Borough Council, Ms Alexander has delivered major improvements to services which has resulted in all services being rated good and outstanding and also winning a number of national awards for innovation. She has also overseen major investment into the regeneration of Seaton Carew, Church Street and Church Square and recently secured over £55m to invest in the next stage of renewal which will deliver new leisure facilities, a film and TV studio, improved cultural venues and – working in partnership with the National Museum of the Royal Navy – a visitor attraction of national significance. Ms Alexander said “Hartlepool is a remarkable Borough with a great team working across Council Services. “It has been a huge privilege and honour to serve as the Council’s Chief Executive during these landmark years in the Borough’s history. “I would like to thank the staff team, elected members and Council partners for the way they have worked together to shape an exciting future for the Borough of Hartlepool.” Councillor Shane Moore, Leader of Hartlepool Borough Council, said: “It has been an absolute pleasure to work with Gill over the past four years. Her passion for public service and the genuine love of her adopted town of Hartlepool has always been on display. “I would like to thank Gill for all she has done during her time with Hartlepool Borough Council and wish her the very best in her next adventure.” The Council’s Finance and Policy Committee approved a succession plan on Monday 9th March, the details of which will be considered by the Council’s Appointments Panel on Friday 13th March. Tags: #Gill Alexander # Retirement # HBC Related news PISTOLS FOR TWO, COFFEE FOR ONE? CURSE OF THE STAINCLIFFE? DIVINING THE FUTURE? CONUNDRUM GOING, GOING ... GONE!