Wellington Business Association (WBA) has appointed a new chairman. Pete Watts will be taking over the responsibilities as chairman from September.
He takes over from Keith Wheatley, who has led the WBA since 2014.
Mr Wheatley said: “The WBA is in good shape with a growing membership that ranges from the bigger companies in our town to small start-ups. I’m delighted that Pete will be taking over from me in the autumn.”
Mr Watts’ primary business, Point33, is a highways consultancy specialising in the application of s106 funds from developers.
He is also a scout leader and is involved in numerous community interest schemes.
On his appointment as Chairman of WBA he said, “I’ve enjoyed being a member of the WBA over the past few years and look forward to leading the group.”