Mite Group boss to step down after shares take a hit
Baroness McGregor-Smith, the first Asian woman to head a FTSE 250 company, will leave in December after more than nine years at the helm.
She will hand over to Phil Bentley, who most recently led Cable & Wireless Communications before its takeover by Virgin Media owner Liberty Global and previously ran British Gas for seven years.
Mitie said it had started a review of its succession plan for the role of chief executive late last year at McGregorSmith’s request, assessing both internal and external candidates.
She denied her departure was linked to the profit warning, adding: “They’ve... read more
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