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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