Luminar FD quits

The finance director of Luminar, the UK’s largest nightclub operator, is leaving the company after seven years, and just weeks after its operations director left. Link: 3i appoints new finance director

FD Andrew Burns will remain in his post until a successor has been chosen, the company said.

‘Andrew will be presenting the results and accounts for the year to 28 February 2005 when they are announced in mid-May and is subsequently expected to leave the company after a handover period with his successor,’ a company statement said.

Luminar has appointed search consultants to find a new FD.

Stephen Thomas, chief executive, said: ‘Andrew has been with Luminar since 1997 and has contributed enormously to its success. Luminar has benefited from his companionship and professionalism.’

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