PROFESSOR Toni Hilton has been named the new Head of the University of Brighton Business School.

Professor Hilton, who will take up her new post in the spring, brings extensive experience to the role having run four other business schools in three different countries.

She is currently Dean of Glasgow School for Business and Society at Glasgow Caledonian University and previously headed the business schools at Regent’s University London, Westminster University and Unitec in Auckland, New Zealand.

She was also Head of the School of Marketing at Bristol Business School where she later became a Visiting Fellow.

She spent 10 years working in the private sector in a variety of marketing roles, including Fisher-Price Toys.