Alex Chisholm, Chief Executive, is leaving the CMA to join the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) as Permanent Secretary. Mr Chisholm was appointed in March 2013 and led the creation of the Competition and Markets Authority as the UK’s single competition authority, replacing the Office of Fair Trading and the Competition Commission. He has been Chief Executive since the CMA became fully operational on 1 April 2014. He will leave on 3 July 2016 and Andrea Coscelli, CMA Executive Director of Markets and Mergers, will be interim CEO whilst the process for appointing a successor is underway. Click here.