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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