- Just Group said Rodney Cook had decided to step down from his role as Group Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect to plan his retirement after 9 years at the helm.

Mr Cook had agreed to continue in the group's employment until June 30th to ensure there is a smooth transition process, the company said.

The group would now commence a formal search for a successor and consider both internal and external candidates.

Until such time as a successor was appointed, David Richardson, currently Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Interim Group Chief Financial Officer, would assume the role of Interim Group Chief Executive Officer, the company added.

At 8:52am: [LON:JUST] Just Group Plc share price was -1.3p at 68p

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