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New strategy for DED in 2017

Mark Lewin takes up position as interim boss

Approaches to developing the economy will be reviewed in the New Year - according to the incoming interim economic development boss.

Digital Strategy head Mark Lewin will take up the job next month, until a replacement chief executive officer is found for the department.

Current CEO Chris Corlett stood down last week amid concern over the DED's handling of a range of public-private sector initiatives, like the TT promotions deal.

He says those issues aren't connected to the termination of his employment with government - where he's enjoyed 14 years of service.

Now responsible for growing the economy, Mr Lewin says it's time to understand our position, learn from the past and plan for the future:

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