Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has named Ian Greenaway as its new President for 2011/12.
Mr Greenaway, the managing director of MTM Products (I.S.P.P.) Limited, takes up the role following a successful term from outgoing President Ian Morgan.
The theme of his year in office will be skills, training and education.
He said: “I know how tough things are out there at the moment. However, I firmly believe that are still plenty of opportunities for growth.”