Stalybridge and Hyde Conservatives has selected Paul Molloy as its new chairman, following Tuesday's Annual General Meeting.
Paul (pictured) succeeds outgoing chairman Arden Barker, who has decided to "focus on other areas of interest", and is joined by Deputy Chairs Ruth Welsh and Phil Chadwick.
Cllr Doreen Dickinson, Leader of the Conservative Group on Tameside Council, tweeted: "Great to welcome Paul Molloy as the new Chairman of Stalybridge and Hyde Association. Really looking forward to working with him."
Great to welcome Paul Molloy as the new Chairman os Stalybridge and Hyde Association. Really looking forward to working with him. https://t.co/eSwNjlmpTZ— Doreen Dickinson (@DorDic1) July 21, 2020
A statement from Stalybridge and Hyde Conservatives said Paul "brings a wealth of community outreach and business strategies and public relations expertise to the role".
Paul said: "I am honoured to have been selected by my fellow members to help lead the next stage in the development of Stalybridge & Hyde Conservative Association with the support of our members and volunteers.
"The association has a proven track record of delivering for the community and has the depth of experience needed to build on the past to ensure the correct route is taken for the future, while it is able to be objective and take a flexible approach in tackling a wide range of competing demands across all community interests."
He added: "My aim as Chairman is to continue to build on Stalybridge & Hyde Conservative Associations reputation, while working with the executive team in developing well-thought-out, strategic and active local election campaigns, while continuing to work hard supporting our local communities’ priorities."