Joanna Coates and Sara Symington have given notice from their respective roles at UK Athletics

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UK Athletics can confirm that Joanna Coates and Sara Symington have given notice from their respective roles, Chief Executive Officer and Performance Director.

Mark Munro, current Development Director, will take over as Interim CEO for a period of six months to provide strategic continuity and leadership to the staff, athletes and coaches and will prioritise working with the Board to start the recruitment process for both roles.

Chair of UK Athletics, Ian Beattie, said: “I’d like to thank Jo and Sara for their work during their time at UK Athletics and I wish them both all the best for the future”.

Further information on the Chief Executive and Performance Director roles will follow in due course.

 

Editors notes: statement by UK Athletics via press release.

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First published on: 21 October, 2021 8:13 pm

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