- Sweetener producer PureCircle said chief financial officer Rakesh Sinha had resigned.

The company said Sinha had previously advised the board of his intention to return to the UK and continue his career there.

'He has now concluded it is the appropriate time to offer his resignation, which the board has accepted,' it added.

PureCircle said it was in discussions to appoint new CFO and that Sinha had agreed to remain with the company to assist in a handover, leaving on 31 January.

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