The Board of Ofcom today announced that Steve Unger will step up as acting Chief Executive at the end of the year.
Steve is currently Director of the Strategy, International, Technology and Economist Group at Ofcom. He will step up as interim Chief Executive when Ed Richards stands down at the end of December.
The process to appoint a permanent Chief Executive is under way and the Board of Ofcom will announce an appointment in the New Year.
Steve will take on the full responsibilities of Chief Executive and become Ofcom's Accountable Officer while the process for appointing a permanent successor to Ed Richards is under way.