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Isle of Man adds international business development head

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The Isle of Man Department of Economic Development has announced the appointment of Michael Charlton as director of international business development in a bid to strengthen its commitment to attracting new UK and international business to the Island.

Charlton will be responsible for driving new business to the Island, focusing primarily on opening up opportunities with markets in target areas such as the Middle East, China and Russia – a focus that forms part of the government’s new country strategy, which is being developed in conjunction with the private sector.

“Additionally, Michael’s extensive contacts in the City of