- Burberry president and chief creative officer Christopher Bailey will leave the company at the end of 2018.

The company said: 'As Burberry begins the next decade of its journey, Christopher has concluded that after 17 years it will be the right time for him to pursue new creative projects.

'Christopher will remain president and chief creative officer until 31 Mar 2018, when he will step down from the board.

'He will provide his full support to chief executive officer Marco Gobbetti and the team on the transition until 31 Dec 2018.'

At 10:00am: [LON:BRBY] Burberry Group PLC share price was -20p at 1902p

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