Virgin Mobile founder to leave after ntl takeover

16 May 2006

UK mobile operator Virgin Mobile has announced that its founder and chief executive Tom Alexander will leave the company following its acquisition by cable giant ntl, which is expected to be completed on 4 July. The cellco’s current chief financial officer, Alan Gow, will become managing director after the deal is complete, whilst Alexander will be retained as a consultant for the rest of the year. Non-executive chairman Charles Gurassa and other non-executive directors will stand down.

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