Executive chairman Alistair McGeorge, 59, returned last September to lead a turnaround at this London fashion retailer. In March, he oversaw a company voluntary arrangement that could see the closure of up to 60 stores and the loss of 980 jobs; the arrangement was met with approval by 98% of its creditors. He also introduced a cost-cutting programme and a stock clearance. Sales fell 7% to £1.3bn in 2018, with losses of £34m, but the company says the initiatives are starting to take effect.
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