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Thomas Hazell
Marketing and Communications Manager
CASE Europe
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For Immediate Release
May 21, 2010

CASE Europe Board Appoints Six New Trustees

LONDON—Six new trustees of CASE Europe will begin their three-year terms on 1 July 2010. The current board appointed the trustees in March during the joint United States and Europe board meetings in Washington D.C. The trustees are:

  • Kevin Bartlett, Director, International School of Brussels, Belgium
  • Elizabeth Cairncross, Head of Wells Cathedral School, Wells, Somerset
  • Professor Philip Eijlander, Rector Magnificus, University of Tilburg, Netherlands
  • Shaun Horan, Director of Development and External Affairs, University of Reading
  • Lori Manders, Director of Development and External Affairs, University of Aberdeen
  • Karen Napier, Associate Dean, Advancement, London Business School

Professor Eric Thomas, Vice-Chancellor, University of Bristol was appointed as the new chair of the CASE Europe Board. He will take up this role following the retirement of Professor Sir Duncan Rice from 1 July.

Kate Hunter, executive director for CASE Europe, said CASE is delighted to welcome its new trustees, whose expertise reflects CASE Europe's growing membership base.

"Our organisation is entering an exciting new period as educational institutions across Europe increasingly look to the professionals working in marketing, fundraising, communications and alumni relations for support in advancing their schools, colleges and universities," Hunter said.

The following trustees come to the end of their terms of service on 30 June 2010:

  • Paul Dixon, Headmaster, Cheadle Hulme School
  • Tracey Lancaster, Director of Corporate Relations, University of Birmingham
  • Maria Puig, Executive Director of the Global Executive MBA Program, IESE Business School
  • Sir Duncan Rice, Principal Emeritus, University of Aberdeen

"We would like to thank those retiring members of the board for their, vision, leadership and commitment to CASE Europe during their term, especially outgoing Chair Sir Duncan Rice," Hunter said.

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