Changes afoot at helm of Greek Ombudsman

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Calliope Spanou, who succeeded current Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis as Ombudsman, has stepped down from her role.

Spanou’s term came to an end after a change to the regulations governing the watchdog position was included in the recent legislation for the issuing of new TV licenses.

Deputy Ombudsman Vassilis Karydis will fulfill the role until a new head is elected. Spanou, a University of Athens professor, had served as Ombudsman since May 2011.