HCB Group’s Managing Director, Jim Harris has today become Chairman of the Board of Governors at Elmhurst Ballet School, the vocational school in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet. Jim has served on the Elmhurst Board for the last 13 years, most recently as Vice Chairman.
Commenting on his appointment, Jim Harris, said: “I feel honoured and privileged to take up the post of Chairman of Elmhurst Ballet School. Elmhurst has bold plans and a bright and exciting future, and I look forward to supporting the School to continue to deliver world class training to these exceptionally talented young people.”
Jessica Ward, Principal of Elmhurst Ballet School, added: “Elmhurst is thrilled to have Jim on board as its new Chair. Jim has long admired our commitment to producing world class professional dancers and initially offered his services to the Board from the perspective of a parent. His youngest son graduated from Elmhurst in 2011 and is still working in the dance sector.
On behalf of the Board of Trustees, staff and students at Elmhurst, I welcome Jim as the School starts a new and exciting academic year and works towards its 100th anniversary in 2023.”
Well done Jim, we are sure you will do a great job as Chairman!