Franchise Brands appoints Chris Dent as CFO
AIM-listed Franchise Brands has appointed Chris Dent as chief financial officer with immediate effect.
Dent, who began his career at Deloitte, spent four years as finance director at 7digital Group and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
The group's interim chief financial officer, Paul Below, will remain with the business until 4 August following a handover to Dent.
Executive chairman Stephen Hemsley said: "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."
At 0853 BST, the shares were up 0.2% to 85.17p.