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Just Eat chairman takes leave of absence

28 April 2017 07:33

Just Eat executive chairman Dr John Hughes is taking a leave of absence from the company in order to undergo treatment for a medical condition. During his period of absence, chief financial officer Paul Harrison will undertake Hughes's executive duties as interim chief executive officer.

Andrew Griffith, currently senior independent director, will act as non-executive chairman for this interim period and, with the board, will complete the search for a permanent CEO.

Hughes will remain a non-executive director of the company.

The company said the board and management team wished him a swift and full recovery, and looked forward to his return.

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