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Travis Perkins CEO to step down in August

Travis Perkins CEO to step down in August
FILE PHOTO: A worker walks past bricks at the Vauxhall depot of building material supplier Travis Perkins in London, Britain, October 25, 2013. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo   -   Copyright  Neil Hall(Reuters)
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LONDON (Reuters) – Travis Perkins, Britain’s largest materials group, said on Friday its chief executive John Carter would step down on August 5 and be succeeded by Nick Roberts, the current boss of Atkins, the engineering group.

Roberts will join the business as a director of Travis Perkins and CEO designate on July 1 and Carter will remain with the group until the end of 2019.

(Reporting by James Davey; editing by Kate Holton)

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