Council chief executive announces retirement

Published Tuesday 21 December 2021

Norman Proudfoot Chief Executive of Harborough District Council has announced that he is to step down from his role in February next year. 

Mr Proudfoot (pictured), who has worked at Harborough District Council for 25 years, became joint Chief Executive in 2014 and sole Chief Executive in 2020. 

Norman Proudfoot

Norman said: "I've been working for local government for 35 years, served many councils and have been involved in a huge range of initiatives and worked with some fantastic people.  My 25 years at Harborough District Council has been a wonderful experience and I will take many fond memories with me. I am immensely proud of the Council’s achievements which have been due to the dedicated, committed staff and the support of the Councillors. But now I think it's the right time for me to retire and move on to different challenges.” 

Cllr King added: Leader of Harborough District Council said “I would like to take this opportunity, on behalf of everyone at Harborough District Council and all our residents, to say a huge thank you to Norman Proudfoot for his tremendous dedication to public service over his 25 years at the Council. I am sure we all wish him a long and happy retirement.”