DC. He will replace Bill Hatton who retires in April
after seven years in the post and 28 years at the council.
BC where he holds overall responsibility for planning,
property services and highways & transportation. He also has corporate
responsibility for continuous improvement and best value, organisational
development, asset management and the capital programme.
Council leader Christine Field said: 'We are delighted
that John has accepted our offer and eagerly anticipate him joining us
at Mid Sussex to take forward the best of the past years and to create a
Mid Sussex in which everyone can take pride.'
Mr Jory said: 'I consider it to be an
honour and a privilege to be appointed as chief executive to Mid Sussex
Council. I am absolutely delighted to accept the position. I look
forward to building on the council's successes and improving its
performance. I want to help this council perform at the highest level
and be one the community is very proud of.'
He has previously held posts at Bexley and Richmond LBCs, St Albans City and DC, Reading BC, Surrey CC and Rhymney Valley DC.