Appointment Letter, Sample & Format
An appointment letter is written to inform someone that he has been chosen to a post or for a task. The letter should be formal if it is related to business where an employee may be appointed to a higher post after some unusual circumstance at the workplace. Details of the new appointment are noted in the appointment letter.
23rd August 2010
Dear Mr. Black
SUBJECT: APPOINTMENT TO SUPERVISOR POSITION
It is my pleasure to inform you that you have been appointed to the position of Supervisor at Highlands Company with effect from September 1, 2010. The board of management has reviewed your performance of the past three years and felt it timely to have you take over this position that is left vacant by Mr. Henry Billing, who retired last month.
We believe that you are the right candidate for this post as you have been working under Mr. Billing for two years; he highly recommended you to take over his position before he left.
We trust that you will take up this appointment with pride and honor as you continue to move your department forward in this new position.
You shall be reporting to Mr. Miles Jennings, the Department Head as of September 1, 2010. We trust that you will work well together and continue with your stellar performance at Highlands Company.