Nigel Butterfield, one of the longest-serving quoted company
FDs in the UK, has chosen to take early retirement from his role as FD at media
Butterfield steps down from the role, which he has held since
1976, at the end of the year. He will be available to the group on a part-time
basis for a further 12 months.
Recruitment firm Zygos Partnership has been brought in to find
a replacement for Butterfield.
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