Sports Direct's acting finance director steps down
Sportswear retailer Sports Direct has said its acting finance director, Matt Pearson, will step down after four months in the role.
It comes just weeks after chief executive Dave Forsey resigned, prompting founder and Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley to step in.
The retailer has been buffeted by falling profits and criticism over its working practices.
Sports Direct said Mr Pearson was leaving to take up a new job.
Mr Ashley said he would be "a loss to the company".
Mr Pearson will be replaced on an interim basis by Herbert Monteith, a long-standing member of the finance team,... read more
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