Nick Adderley has been named as the new Chief Constable for Northamptonshire Police. He is currently Assistant Chief Constable for Staffordshire.
His appointment is subject to confirmation by the Northamptonshire Police and Crime Panel.
He joined the police service in 1992 following a career in the Royal Navy.
After a two-year spell working at the Home Office he transferred to Greater Manchester Police. He became Assistant Chief Constable in Staffordshire in 2015.