Conwy County Borough Council has announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive.

Rhun ap Gareth, currently Head of Law and Governance, has been appointed to the role. He will succeed Iwan Davies, who will retire at the end of November.

Leader of the Council, Cllr Charlie McCoubrey, said:  “It’s been a rigorous selection process for this demanding role, and we were pleased to attract a number of strong candidates, who all performed to an extremely high standard.”

“I’d like to congratulate Rhun on his appointment and I look forward to working with him to deliver the Council’s priorities to make meaningful improvements to the lives of our residents, especially the most vulnerable.”