The CBI has merged its East and West Midlands bodies into a single entity as part of a strategic review of the organisation's internal structure.
CBI Midlands will be headed up by Rick Blackmore, who steps up from his role leading the CBI East Midlands team.
The move involves the Midlands becoming home to one of the CBI’s biggest regional teams, which will now campaign to improve infrastructure, boost productivity, address skills gaps and attract inward investment.
According to the CBI, the immediate focus for the team will be to champion the importance of the Midlands in driving economic transformation, translating broad government
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