Invest N.I. chief Alastair Hamilton to resign

Invest N.I. Chief Executive Officer, Alastair Hamilton.
Invest N.I. Chief Executive Officer, Alastair Hamilton.

The Chief Executive of Invest N.I., Alastair Hamilton, has announced his intention to resign from the Northern Ireland business development organisation later this year.

Mr. Hamilton has been with Invest N.I. for 10 years.

It has been reported that Mr. Hamilton will remain in post until autumn to allow Invest N.I. to recruit a successor.

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