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Top academy boss Phil Limbert resigns - duo take over

Friday 10th June 2016

The chief executive of the highly-respected Valley Invicta Academies Trust (VIAT) has resigned and left the body.

VIAT – which runs the successful Invicta Grammar and Valley Park schools - said in a statement that Dr Phil Limbert had informed the trust of his decision to retire in February.

Respected VIAT heads Julie Derrick (pictured) and Vic Ashdown have been appointed joint chief executive officers.

Dr Limbert handed in his notice in May and left immediately, leaving the new CEOs to take charge on June 1.

A VIAT statement said: ““The Trust would like to thank Dr Limbert for his leadership and commitment to help secure what is a very successful multi-academy trust."

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