Abramsky To Exit BBC
April 10, 2008 at 5:31 AM (PT)
Longtime BBC radio executive JENNY ABRAMSKY is exiting the company after almost 40 years to become Chair of the NATIONAL HERITAGE MEMORIAL FUND.
ABRAMSKY, who joined the BBC in 1969, will step down from her current post as BBC Dir. of Audio and Music in SEPTEMBER to take the helm of the fund, according to an announcement from Prime Minister GORDON BROWN. She will initially serve as a trustee of the fund for a month before succeeding Dame LIZ FORGAN as Chair in OCTOBER for a term that will run until AUGUST 2011.