Ofcom's new Chief Executive from March 2015 will be Sharon White from HM Treasury, where she is Second Permanent Secretary. Sharon replaces Ed Richards, who steps down this month after eight years.
The Board of Ofcom has announced that Steve Unger will step up as acting Chief Executive at the end of the year.
Ed Richards is leaving the media regulator Ofcom after eight years as Chief Executive.
Ed's no longer dealing with BBC issues while application is pending.
Ed Richards will speak at the annual commercial radio conference next month.