Colin Jones succeeds Neil Johnson as chairman of Centaur

As announced in March, Neil Johnson stepped down as chairman of the Company and from the board of Centaur Media on 30 June 2019.

Colin Jones succeeds Neil Johnson as chairman of Centaur

He has been succeeded by Colin Jones, who joined Centaur’s board last September after 22 years with Euromoney Institutional Investor plc, where he was finance director.

Neil will become chairman of QinetiQ Group, where he was appointed as a director in April, on 24 July 2019

Andria Vidler, chief executive, commented: “I would like to thank Neil for his tireless support over the past 18 months as Centaur accelerated its transformation and conducted a busy disposal programme which has now raised more than £20m in cash while strengthening focus and creating the opportunity to eliminate significant central costs. We wish Neil every success in his future career.”

“We are pleased to welcome Colin Jones as our new Chairman. His extensive experience in global business information services will help guide the future development of the Company.”