THE CEO of the Somerset Chamber of Commerce left by 'mutual consent' last month.

Stephen Henagulph, who has been CEO since September 2018, stepped down from his position on April 30, 2021.

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The Board of Directors announced the news yesterday (May 6).

A spokesperson for the Chamber of Commerce said: "We would like to thank Stephen for his significant contribution to the Chamber through this most challenging of periods.

"In this transition period, the Chamber team will be closely supported by the Board of Directors, and both Chair Graeme Crosbie, and Vice Chair Emma Warren will be available to respond to any questions you may have. " Any queries about chamber or business events should be directed to Alistair Tudor, operations manager.

And any queries for the Hinkley Supply Chain should go to project lead, Natalie Beecham.

Mr Henagulph joined the team after the departure of Dale Edwards in 2018.