UK & IRELAND Departures: CIPD to bid farewell to Philpott
Mon, 28 May 2012
John Philpott will leave his position as the chief economic adviser at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) in the autumn.
Having been with the organisation for 12 years, he intends to spend a period of time out of work to consider his next career move.
CIPD managing director Sue Upton says the organisation is “extremely sad” to hear of the decision, and describes Philpott as “without doubt the country’s leading labour market economist”.
Upton continues: “His record of cool, calm accuracy, often in the face of hostile criticism from those who have found his forecasts uncomfortable, has been exceptional.”
This announcement comes 11 days after the organisation announced Peter Cheese would join as chief executive
, effective 2 July.