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April 20 Restaurant Group Plc finance
chief, Barry Nightingale, is set to leave the company after less
than a year in the role, Sky News reported on its website.
Nightingale's departure is set to be announced as early as
Friday, Sky News also reported. bit.ly/2pWHdak
Restaurant Group named Nightingale, the former head of
Monarch Airlines, as its finance chief in June last
The owner of the Frankie & Benny's chain said last month it
would seek to offer better value and improved service to win
back customers after reporting lower annual profit in 2016.
The company, which operates more than 500 restaurants and
pubs in Britain, has put the brake on expansion plans until it
is sure that its brand and location strategy is 'sufficiently
Restaurant Group was not immediately available for comment.
(Reporting by Parikshit Mishra in Bengaluru; Editing by Toby