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Latest News / PGD Board Announces Chief Executive Resignation

27th April 2021 - Plumbrs, Gasfitters and drainlayers Board
The Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board (PGDB), today announced that Chief Executive, Martin Sawyers had resigned. He leaves the organisation on 28 May 2021, to take up a role as Chief Executive of The Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC).

PGDB Chair, Nick Fleckney, said Mr Sawyers has done an outstanding job as the PGDB’s Chief Executive, overseeing the delivery of effective solutions that have transformed the PGDB into the high performing regulator that others look to today.

“Martin has been to us, and will continue to be a great leader of the TAIC, who I’m sure will leave a lasting impression. He has the greatest respect both within the PGDB and among our many stakeholders,” said Mr Fleckney.

“The Board has made considerable progress during Martin's time in the role, and he will be missed by staff and the Board alike. However, we are also excited to hear about his new role at TAIC, and we have no doubt that he will be an asset to that organisation. While we are naturally disappointed that Martin will be leaving us, we recognise that after six years in the role, he is ready for a well-deserved break and a change,” said Mr Fleckney. read more

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