Debbie Nice is to serve as interim CEO at the BOSS Federation for the next few months.
Nice – a well-known figure in the industry – will cover for Amy Hutchinson, who is taking maternity leave.
Commenting on her appointment, Nice said: “There are some key challenges and growth opportunities for our sector, and I am enthusiastic about leading initiatives and taking ideas forward.”
She added: “I am a firm believer in the work of the Federation and the collective power of the proactive business supplies community to work together to make things happen. The past four years have seen massive changes for businesses, and I’m keen to help drive momentum in all the areas, including sustainability, the changing workplace and how AI and technology will affect our industry.”