Congratulations to Reading UK CIC on welcoming Sir David Bell and Adam Jacobs (and others) to the already strong board of directors. Together, this will be good news for Reading to build a stronger economic town based on sound knowledge and expertise. Great news for Reading!
Reading prepares to capitalise on the wave of new investment in the town and its highly-skilled workforce, Reading UK CIC, the town’s economic development company, has added significant capacity to the experience of its board with the appointment of eight new directors. Between them, the new board members boast huge knowledge and expertise from the worlds of property, education, retail, transport and the media. The new appointments are: – Tom Pierpoint, regional development manager of First Great Western – Eirwen Parker, managing director of Global Heart 96-107 – Adam Jacobs, owner of Jacobs The Jewellers and chair of Reading BID – Kim Cohen, partner at Barton Willmore Partnership – Rory Carson, director of asset management at Oxford Properties – Aaron Pope, M&G Real Estate – Graham Mountford, Broad Street Mall – Sir David Bell, vice-chancellor of the University of Reading.