Morse appointed MoD commercial director

5 July 2006
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06 July 2006 | Rebecca Ellinor

The Ministry of Defence has appointed Amyas Morse as its first defence commercial director.

The new senior procurement post has been established to drive the implementation of the department's Defence Industrial Strategy, published last December, which details what defence technologies the government intends to buy in the next 10 years, and in the longer term.

Morse is moving from the post of global managing partner for operations at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

He said in a statement: "I will work hard to lead, support and develop the commercial team in the MoD, to build strong relationships with industry, and, working with both, to help deliver good results for our armed forces, the taxpayer, and business."

Lord Drayson, minister for defence procurement, said in a statement: "Amyas Morse has a wealth of valuable experience which will enhance the department's commercial capability."





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