Future appoints Peter Allen as chairman

Media group Future has appointed Peter Allen as chairman, following the announcement in May that Roger Parry intended to stand down from the role.

Allen, ACA, is currently chairman of Proximagen Neuroscience plc, Chroma Therapeutics Limited and ProStrakan plc and a non-executive director of Oxford Nanopore Technologies Limited and TMO Renewables Limited.

Peter Allen, Future's new Chairman commented: “Future's strategy has positioned it well for exciting growth in digital content and I look forward to accelerating its success.”

Stevie Spring, Future's Chief Executive, commented: “On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Roger Parry for more than a decade of service to Future. Personally, I have enjoyed working with him and thank him for his guidance and support.

“We are delighted to have attracted as his successor such an experienced Chairman as Peter Allen. He has an excellent track record as both director and chairman of public companies.”

Parry will stand down at the end of the financial year.

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