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Galloway’s Society for the Blind welcomes new CEO

Posted on - 11th March, 2022 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Charities, Penwortham, Preston News, South Ribble News
Iain Pearson has been appointed the new CEO

A new CEO has been appointed to Galloway’s Society for the Blind.

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Iain Pearson’s appointment comes at a crucial milestone for the charity’s history, as it embarks on a new strategy intended to reach more people affected by sight loss within the community.

Galloway’s, based in Penwortham, has proudly supported people in the North West of England for over 150 years, supporting over 7,000 people each year.

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Iain Pearson said: “Having worked in Lancashire for many years, I’m aware of the great legacy of Galloway’s in providing support through sight loss and I very much look forward to building a superb future for the charity, its beneficiaries and for everyone involved with the organisation. 

“It’s a privilege to be the new CEO at Galloway’s, a charity that puts people at the very heart of its endeavours and one with such a fine reputation within Lancashire and the North West.”

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Iain Pearson brings a wealth of experience to Galloway’s from previous roles within the Public and Third Sectors and latterly as Executive Director of Business Development at Age Concern Central Lancashire, a post he held for over 10 years.

Simon Booth, Chair of Trustees at Galloways said: “I’m really looking forward to working with Iain to drive forward the incredible work Galloway’s is already doing to support people living with sight loss. 

“We have big plans over the coming years and Iain’s expertise will be vital in making our plans a reality.”

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