Crown Agents Announces New Chief ExecutiveBy Crown Agents, PRNE
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
LONDON, March 3, 2011 - Crown Agents is pleased to announce the appointment of Terence Jagger as
chief executive. He succeeds Keith White CBE, who held the position since
2005 and spent almost 40 years with the company.
Jagger joins Crown Agents on 7 March 2011 from one of the most senior
civilian roles within the Ministry of Defence, command secretary of the RAF
at their HQ in High Wycombe.
During his 16-year career with the MoD he has worked in Afghanistan as
political advisor to the NATO commander in Kabul; headed up the public
finance initiative (PFI) unit and led the privatisation of QinetiQ.
Jagger previously worked in the private sector for companies like Shell,
American Express, Burmah Oil and Unigate, specialising in public affairs,
strategy development and investor relations. He studied Modern History at
Magdalen, Oxford and has masters degrees in Finance (London Businss School)
and in International Relations (King's College, London), when his final paper
examined the economic basis of individual country contributions to NATO.
Paul Batchelor, non-executive chairman at Crown Agents, said that Jagger
will bring an array of skills, which will complement those of the current
management team and leadership.
"Terence Jagger is very much in tune with the goals and values of our
organisation as we seek to assist clients in bringing about change that
improves lives and opportunities. His deep experience of both the public and
private sectors will help us as we embark on the next phase of our growth and
"At the same time we would like to thank Keith White for his leadership
and the progress that Crown Agents has made during his time as chief
executive," he said.
Crown Agents is an international development company specialising in
health systems strengthening, economic growth & trade and aid effectiveness &
fiduciary management. With offices in 33 countries it works on projects in
over 100 countries. Through technical assistance, consultancy and sustainable
capacity building Crown Agents helps to reduce poverty, improve health and
increase prosperity; its procurement, logistics and supply chain services
help ensure that wealth generated is spent or invested for the good of all.
The company works with governments, donors and other partners to implement
country-specific solutions aimed at addressing the main development
challenges its clients face. As part of its wider learning and development
portfolio of services, Crown Agents provides scheduled training courses along
with many capacity building initiatives undertaken on specific projects.
Crown Agents' extensive capability in the area of public financial management
includes all components of the public budgeting process, enabling the
achievement of fiscal discipline, efficient delivery of public services as
well as effective resource allocation to reflect government policy
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