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Thursday, 23 October 2014

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Mayor of Workington joins Allerdale council executive team

The Mayor of Workington has stepped up to take on a position in Allerdale council’s leading executive team.

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Konrad Hansen will replace Carl Holding who has resigned from the role due to pressure of work commitments.

Mr Hansen, who is a well-known figure in the community for his work with organisations including the borough’s disability association, will now will be responsible for organisational development.

The 39-year-old said: “I’m very excited about this new challenge. I got into politics to give something back to the community and because I want to help improve things. I really hope this new role will help me do more of this. Carl will be a tough act to follow. I have always admired him and his achievements at the council, and I’m disappointed I won’t be able to work alongside him.”

Leader of the council, Alan Smith, said that Mr Holding has been a valued member of the team and he was sorry to see him stand down.

“I must thank Carl for his time, dedication and extensive input during his time as executive member,” he added. “I am very pleased that Konrad has agreed to join the council’s executive in Carl’s place. I think he has lots of skills and qualities to bring to the table – not least his youth, enthusiasm and political awareness.

“It is important that we progress our young councillors and I am looking forward to seeing what a difference Konrad can make to our communities.”

Mr Hansen has been a borough councillor for three years and a town councillor for five.

He is currently studying for a MBA with the University of Cumbria, where his dissertation will focus on the subject of leadership – and hopes the theory and skills he is learning will benefit his council portfolio.

His portfolio responsibilities will include procurement, payroll, policy and performance, as well as risk management, business continuity, communications and information management.

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