Tony Hall to step down as BBC director general
Hall, who will leave this summer after seven years, hailed as ‘inspirational creative leader’
Tony Hall is stepping down as the director general of the BBC, it has been announced.
The news of Lord Hall’s departure after seven years leading the corporation was relayed to staff by email on Monday. He said he would leave in the summer after concluding that the next director general needed to be in place before the mid-term review of the BBC’s charter in 2022.