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Farrant to join PMP

Graham Farrant, chief executive of Leisure Connection, is set to leave the company and become the first CEO of management consultants PMP.

Farrant will join PMP later this spring and lead the day to day operation of the company. He has been tasked with overseeing the consultancy’s work on major national and regional projects.

PMP's executive chair, Peter Mann, said: “Graham’s selection reflects our ambition to appoint a CEO who has an in-depth understanding of the public and commercial sectors and has worked extensively with central government across a number of related areas such as sport, health, environment and leisure.

"He is very highly respected throughout the leisure sector and will provide intellectual rigour and vision as an ambitious, strong, empathetic leader.”

"He is a highly respected leader in our sector and brings a wealth of relevant experience in both the public and private sectors. Graham will complement our existing strength in providing strategic leadership for local authorities, national sporting and governmental bodies and major sporting events."

Farrant spent more than four years at Leisure Connection – he took over the CEO role in October 2004. He said: "This appointment will enable me to use to good effect the considerable experience I have gained across a number of relevant sectors and working with a range of organisations in the public and private sectors.

"I am looking forward to taking the company forward to help achieve our very ambitious plans for future growth and development in the sport, leisure and cultural arenas and related areas of health and education.”

Graham Farrant, chief executive of Leisure Connection, is set to leave the company and become the first CEO of management consultants PMP.
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