Hammerson announces that James Lenton has informed the Board of his wish to step down from his role as Chief Financial Officer.
The Board has commenced a search for his successor and James will continue as Chief Financial Officer and as an Executive Director of the Company until his successor has joined.
James Lenton said: “Following successful completion of the rights issue, VIA Outlets disposal and induction of the new Chair of the Board and CEO, I feel now is the right time to look for a new opportunity. I remain fully committed in the role until my successor is in place.”
Rita-Rose Gagné, Chief Executive Officer, said: “James was instrumental in navigating and conducting the rights issue and VIA Outlets disposal. I am grateful for his support and commitment to continue until his successor joins. We wish him well for the future.”
This announcement has also been released on the SENS system of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and on Euronext Dublin.
Josh Warren, Hammerson, Head of Investor Relations
Tel: +44 20 7887 1053
Catrin Sharp, Head of Corporate Communications
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FTI Consulting (for Hammerson)
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