The North Devon+ Board of Directors has formally thanked David Trueman, their interim chairman, following his resignation from the post.He is succeeded by David Whitely, previously Chairman of the North Devon Economic Partnership and the North Devon and Exmoor Regeneration Company. David Trueman, former Principal and Chief Executive of North Devon College, was the inaugural chairman of North Devon+ and held the position for the last 18 months. His hard work and ability to build partnerships were invaluable in creating the team now at the helm of economic development for the region. Martin Wickham, general manager of North Devon+ said: "David did an excellent job to pull together the board of directors and create the foundation for this exciting new organisation. "All the directors wish David good luck for the future.