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Rightmove appoints former Shazam CEO as new chairman

Andrew Fisher will succeed outgoing chairman Scott Forbes, who will retire at the end of the year after more than 14 years in the role

Rightmove PLC - Rightmove appoints former Shazam CEO as new chairman
Rightmove's finance director, Robyn Perriss, is also scheduled to leave the group next year

Online property site Rightmove PLC (LON:RMV) has appointed the former chief executive of music app Shazam, Andrew Fisher, as its new non-executive chairman.

The FTSE 100 group said Fisher will succeed outgoing chairman Scott Forbes, who will retire at the end of the year after more than 14 years in the role.

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“I’d like to thank Scott for his invaluable contribution to Rightmove’s success over the past years and particularly the support he’s shown me over the past three years as CEO. I’m delighted to welcome Andrew to Rightmove and look forward to working with him as we continue to innovate to make home moving easier”, said Rightmove chief executive Peter Brooks-Johnson.

In early trading on Friday, shares in Rightmove rose 1.3% to 626.6p.

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