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Chief Fire Officer for Durham and Darlington: Susan Johnson.(PEOPLE PROFILE)

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Authority has appointed Susan Johnson OBE, former Executive Director, Business Development at Yorkshire Forward, the Regional Development Agency, to the post of Chief Executive at County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service and will commence duty on Friday July 29.

Susan attended Sunderland University and holds a first class honours degree in Business Studies and an MBA from Durham University. Susan has spent 14 years in national and international marketing positions for a number of household-name companies.

In 1996, Susan was appointed Chief Executive of the Northern Business Forum focussing on economic development and promoting business excellence before moving to Yorkshire Forward, the Regional Development Agency in 2000. …

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