BACTA, the largest trade association for the gaming industry has announced the resignation of Chief Executive – Leslie Macleod Miller. Macleod Miller has resigned from the association after a 10 year tenure, he will relinquish his position from the 1st May 2014.
BACTA released a statement on the resignation of Macleod Miller which commented “After 10 years I am ready for a change, having received unbelievable support from BACTA members. I pay tribute to president Steve Hawkins and the Management Committee, but in particular to the secretariat, the professionalism and dedication of whom has underpinned the many challenges which we have faced.”
Steve Hawkins current president of BACTA made the following statement with regards to Macleod Miller’s resignation
“Leslie has worked with five ministers, six secretaries of state and six association presidents. He has taken BACTA for the first time to Downing Street and made representation to the European Parliament. Leslie has combined the roles of BACTA chief executive and general counsel, Euromat vice-president, chairing the European association’s Legal Committee and a member of the National Security Council for Fairground Rides.
He has continued to serve with characteristic intellectual rigour, dedication and enthusiasm. He has run six London Marathons for the BACTA Charitable Trust partners, including Macmillans and Rays of Sunshine.”