Arcadia to name former De Vere boss as new chair

Philip Green

Arcadia is poised to name the former boss of the De Vere hotel group as its new chair as tycoon Sir Philip Green steps up efforts to transform its fortunes.

Andrew Coppel will assume the chairmanships of Arcadia, its parent company Taveta Investments and Topshop Man Limited, according to Sky News.

Jamie Drummond Smith had been carrying out the role on an interim basis but stepped aside in September.

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