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Down is up for FD's role at Wetherspoon

JD Wetherspoon offers Keith Down the FD's role, in replacement of the departing Jim Clarke

JD
Wetherspoon
has selected Keith Down to be its new FD.

Down, currently FD of Tesco’s commercial arm replaces Jim Clarke who recently
announced his departure from the company.

The FD-apparent, who joins Wetherspoon’s after four years at the supermarket
giant, has a BA in Economics and qualified as a chartered accountant with Peat
Marwick McLintock, now part of KPMG.

John Hutson, chief executive of JD Wetherspoon, said: ‘I am delighted to
welcome Keith to JD Wetherspoon’s executive team. He brings with him a
considerable amount of relevant experience and I look forward to working with
him in taking the company to the next stage of its development.’

Down assumes financial control of JD Wetherspoon on 9 January 2008.

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