Nigel Chapman

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Nigel Chapman is the CEO of Plan International.

"As Director of BBC World Service, Nigel Chapman is responsible for the overall editorial leadership and management of the world's leading international radio broadcaster and its new media operations.

"He has worked for the BBC for more than 20 years...

"In 1989 Nigel Chapman became the first Editor of Public Eye - the BBC specialist weekly programme on social policy issues.

"He edited the series for almost three years until moving to the BBC's south region as Head of Centre, South East at Elstree in March 1992, where he was responsible for local television and radio, current affairs and political output in London and the South East...

"In January 1999, he became the first ever Director of BBC Online, with responsibility for the development of the UK's most popular content website.

"In September 2000, he was appointed Deputy Director of BBC World Service...

"He was Acting Director of the World Service from January 2004 to his current appointment in July 2004.

"He is also Chair of the World Service Trust - the World Service's charitable arm, which uses communications to aid development in some of the world's poorest countries.

"Nigel Chapman is married with two children and lives in Oxford." [1]

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  1. Nigel Chapman, BBC, accessed April 19, 2008.