The chief executive of Countrywide has resigned days after the listed estate agent issued its second profit warning in three months, sending shares to an all-time low. In a brief statement, the company behind high street chains including Hamptons and Taylors said Alison Platt, who joined in 2014, would be replaced by Peter Long, who will lead the company as executive chairman until a successor is appointed.
Name: Alison Platt
Announcement Date: January 23, 2018, 11:00pm
Resignation Date: January 23, 2018, 11:00pm