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CEOs: must an academy trust have one?

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updated on 11 January 2018
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Does a MAT need to have a chief executive officer (CEO)? Academy trusts must designate a senior executive leader, but don't need to use the job title CEO. We look at requirements in the Academies Financial Handbook, and relay advice from 2 of our associate education experts on this issue.

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  1. 1 Academy trusts must appoint a senior executive leader
  2. 2 Remit of the position can vary

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