Gillespie joins the Liverpool-based charity from Breast Cancer Care, where she was director of policy and research. She succeeds Mike Unger, who retires in December after six years in the role.Gillespie said: "The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation is an outstanding and well respected organisation. I am looking forward to the challenge of leading the charity both locally and nationally. "I'm sure that by continuing to build on the fantastic work of the trustees, staff and volunteers, we will make great strides towards defeating lung cancer, the biggest cancer killer in the world."
Movers: Rosemary Gillespie, chief executive, Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
Rosemary Gillespie has been made chief executive at Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
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