Her Majesty The Queen has appointed Toby Dennis as the next Lord-Lieutenant of Lincolnshire on the retirement of Tony Worth on February 23.
Mr Dennis, of Rowston, 60, has run a range of family businesses in Lincolnshire, including farming and land management under the Rowston Estate Company, for the last 40 years.
He is Honorary Colonel of Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force, a member of Lincoln Cathedral Fabric Fund Committee, a patron of the Lincolnshire Rural Support Network and a former member of the committee of the Lincolnshire Branch of the Country Land and Business Association.
He served as High Sheriff of the county in 2013-14.
Mr Dennis lives with his wife, Sarah, a daughter and twin sons.