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Dennis Hone named Olympic legacy chief

Dennis Hone has been appointed chief executive of the London Legacy Development Corporation

Hone who steps down as Olympic Delivery Authority chief in March 2013, has been confirmed as the new boss of the organisation responsible for delivering the Olympic site’s housing-led legacy, today (5 November).

Hone served as the corporation’s interim chief executive since August when the LDDC’s former top boss, Andrew Altman stepped down.

He will continue in his role at the ODA until March 2013 and share his time between the two organisations until then, according to a statement.

Legacy Corporation chair, London mayor Boris Johnson said: ‘I am delighted to confirm Dennis Hone’s appointment to this critical role shaping London’s Olympic legacy.

‘It is my top priority to transmute the success of this summer into solid economic returns to benefit London for decades to come. Dennis brings a wealth of skills and experience vital to helping bring our ambitious plans to successful fruition.’

Hone said: ‘It’s been a privilege to be part of the team that helped to deliver the London 2012 Games and I’m delighted to now have the opportunity to deliver its legacy in East London.

‘We have a huge amount of work to do in this next phase to create Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and I’m looking forward to leading the Legacy Corporation to meet this challenge.’


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