H&T finance director Steve Fenerty passes away

Steve Fenerty was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia last February

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Fenerty worked at H&T for the past 15 years

Steve Fenerty, the finance director of H&T GROUP PLC (LON:HAT), has passed away aged 46 following an 18-month battle with leukaemia.

Fenerty had worked at the pawnbroker for nearly 15 years, serving as its finance director for the past five.

“It is with great sadness that the board of H&T announces the death of Stephen Fenerty, finance director for H&T Group,” said chief executive John Nichols.

“Steve possessed extraordinary intellect and insights which were both a joy and contributed hugely to H&T, our employees, customers, shareholders and board.

“Our thoughts are with his family at this untimely loss.”

Richard Withers will continue in his role as interim finance director, H&T added.

H&T shares were down 0.5% to 329p on Monday afternoon.

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