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Monday 01 July, 2019

Centaur Media PLC

Colin Jones succeeds Neil Johnson as chairman

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Centaur Media PLC
01 July 2019

1 July 2019


Centaur Media Plc

("Centaur" or "the Company")


Colin Jones succeeds Neil Johnson as chairman of Centaur Media


As announced on 20 March 2019, Neil Johnson stepped down as chairman of the Company and from the board of Centaur Media on 30 June 2019. He has been succeeded by Colin Jones, who joined Centaur's board last September after 22 years with Euromoney Institutional Investor plc, where he was finance director.


Neil will become chairman of QinetiQ Group, where he was appointed as a director in April, on 24 July 2019


Andria Vidler, chief executive, commented:


"I would like to thank Neil for his tireless support over the past 18 months as Centaur accelerated its transformation and conducted a busy disposal programme which has now raised more than £20m in cash while strengthening focus and creating the opportunity to eliminate significant central costs. We wish Neil every success in his future career."


"We are pleased to welcome Colin Jones as our new Chairman. His extensive experience in global business information services will help guide the future development of the Company."




Centaur Media                                                                                                 0207 940 4000                                 

Andria Vidler, Chief Executive Officer

Swag Mukerji, Chief Financial Officer


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Paul Durman / Rebecca Hislaire



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