CMPP is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Marcus, Managing Director of Surrey-based media company Eagle Radio, as its new Chair from September 2018. Paul Marcus succeeds Lt. Col. Nigel McGregor, retiring Commander of Aldershot Garrison, in the role.
Paul Marcus is a highly-experienced business leader and digital media professional with a strong track-record of creating successful partnerships linking public and third-sector organisations with private enterprise. He is a member of the UKRD Management team that is three-times winner of the ‘Sunday Times Best Company to work for’ award.
During his tenure at Eagle Radio, Paul has created a number of initiatives that promote positive change in the local community including:
- Developing ‘Local Heroes’, a Surrey and Hampshire initiative which celebrates the achievements of community champions
- Establishing the Eagle Radio Trust Charity which has raised over £100,000 for smaller, local community groups and charities.
- In his role as Trustee of Aldershot Town`s Football in the Community Foundation, created the concept for a Community stand which offers free access to first-team matches to local schools and sports clubs.
- Brokering an innovative partnership with Surrey Police that has enabled over 10,000 students at Surrey secondary schools to receive training, support and advice around the hot topics of social media, law and ethics.
Welcoming the new CMPP Chair Paul Marcus, Tracy Jarvis, Founder of CMPP said: "We would like to thank our outgoing Chair Lt. Col. Nigel McGregor for his tireless support and wish him well in his retirement. We are delighted to welcome Paul to the role. He brings a wealth of experience and will help us execute our strategic plan to develop our charitable status and build the Partnership for the benefit of our community in Rushmoor and beyond.”
Commenting on his appointment, Paul Marcus added: “I am a huge fan of CMPP and believe the organisation has a vital role to play in developing authentic engagement between local business and the communities in which they operate. In a modern world, business owners can only benefit by having a positive and localised outlook on social responsibility. Organisations like CMPP can demonstrate that there is much to gain for companies who reach out to their local community.”