Future, the international media group, today announces the appointment of Richard Haley as CFO and Company Secretary of Future plc with effect from 1 October 2014.
Richard is currently Finance Director for Tesco Extras UK, prior to which he was Group Financial Controller for Tesco plc. Zillah Byng-Maddick, Chief Executive Officer for Future, said: “Richard brings a wealth of experience within the retail sector and is of enormous value to us as we continue with the Transformation plans already announced.”
Richard said: “I am very excited to be joining Future at such an important time in the company’s history and I look forward to supporting the board in driving the company’s development.” The appointment follows the move from CFO to CEO for Zillah Byng-Maddick in April 2014.
Additionally Jeff Turner has joined Future as Commercial Director for Advertising. Jeff brings a wealth of advertising sales experience, most recently from KGB Deals and previously at the Telegraph Media Group leading its digital sales team. Jeff will oversee the advertising sales revenue streams and commercial content creation.
Emma Harvey has been appointed to the role of Product and Technology Director. Emma is responsible for Future’s strategy and execution across IT architecture, product management across all of Future’s channels and the Development and UX teams. Emma joins Future with both VC backed start-up experience and classical training from almost 10 years in telecommunications.
Both Emma and Jeff’s appointments are with immediate effect.