Unite Group Appoints Future Chair Huntingford In Same Role

(Alliance News) - Unite Group PLC on Monday said Richard Huntingford, the current chair of ...

Alliance News 26 October, 2020 | 8:19AM
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(Alliance News) - Unite Group PLC on Monday said Richard Huntingford, the current chair of magazine publisher Future PLC, will join the student accommodation provider as non-executive director and chair designate on December 1.

The company said Huntingford will succeed Phil White as chair of Unite Group on April 1, 2021. White is scheduled to step down and retire from Unite's board on March 31, 2021.

Huntingford, a chartered accountant, has over 30 years of board experience including as chief executive of Chrysalis Group PLC between 2000 and 2007 and as a non-executive director of Virgin Mobile Holdings (UK) PLC. In addition to chairing Future since February 2018, Huntingford is a non-executive director of JP Morgan Mid Cap Investment Trust PLC and the Bankers Investment Trust PLC.

Shares in Unite were down 1.2% at 875.50 pence each in London on Monday morning. Future shares were down 0.3% at 2,020.00p each.

By Tapan Panchal; tapanpanchal@alliancenews.com

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security Name Price Change (%) Morningstar
JPMorgan Mid Cap Ord 1,080.00 GBX -2.70
Bankers Ord 1,064.00 GBX -0.56
Future PLC 1,634.00 GBX -16.72 -
UNITE Group PLC 1,018.00 GBX -0.39 -

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