Franchise Brands Appoints Former 7digital Finance Director Dent As CFO

LONDON (Alliance News) - Multi-brand franchiser Franchise Brands PLC on Monday said it has ...

Alliance News 17 July, 2017 | 11:56AM
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LONDON (Alliance News) - Multi-brand franchiser Franchise Brands PLC on Monday said it has appointed Chris Dent as chief financial officer with immediate effect.

Dent was previously finance director AIM-listed digital music platform 7digital Group PLC, prior to which he worked at accountancy firm Deloitte LLP.

Paul Below, who has been Franchise Brand's interim CFO, will remain with the business until August 4 to ensure a smooth handover.

"I am delighted to welcome Chris to Franchise Brands. He will manage the group finance function from the Metro Rod office in Macclesfield which will also help facilitate the integration of this newly acquired business into the group. Chris has excellent technical and transaction experience which will be invaluable given the ambitions of Franchise Brands," Executive Chairman Stephen Hemsley said.

Shares in Franchise Brands were trading flat at 87.50 pence on Monday.

By Karolina Kaminska; karolinakaminska@alliancenews.com; @KarolinaAllNews

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Security Name Price Change (%) Morningstar Rating
7digital Group PLC 6.13 GBX -2.00 -
Franchise Brands PLC 85.50 GBX -2.29 -
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