Shire Names John Miller as Interim CFO From Jan. 1

By Maryam Cockar Features Dow Jones Newswires

Shire PLC (SHP.LN) on Friday named John Miller, senior vice president of finance, as its interim chief financial officer from Jan. 1.

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The Irish pharmaceutical company said Mr. Miller will remain interim CFO until Thomas Dittrich starts his employment with Shire as CFO in early 2018.

FTSE 100-listed Shire said in November that CFO Jeff Poulton will leave the company at the end of December.

Shares were up 112 pence, or 3.2%, to 3,644.50 pence at 1620 GMT.

Write to Maryam Cockar at maryam.cockar@dowjones.com

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December 08, 2017 11:39 ET (16:39 GMT)