New CFO replaces Graham Harding

Future appoints Zillah Byng-Maddick as new CFO

Future, publisher of Cycling Plus, and MBUK, among others, has appointed a new chief financial officer.

Zillah Byng-Maddick, formerly CFO and interim CEO at Trader Media Group, has become Future’s new CFO, replacing Graham Harding who is leaving the company in November.

Harding has been at Future since 2000 and was appointed Group CFO in 2011. He’ll leave after the company’s preliminary results in November to pursue other career opportunities.

Chief Executive Mark Wood said: "We are indebted to Graham for his tremendous contribution to Future’s development over many years and in particular his recent success in strengthening the balance sheet. We wish him every success with his future plans."

Zillah Byng-Maddick was CFO at Trader Media Group from 2009 to 2012 and interim CEO from 2012 to 2013. She joins Future on November 1st, formally taking over as CFO on November 18th. Byng-Maddick is a non-executive director at Betfair plc and Mecom Group plc.

Wood added: "Zillah has an outstanding reputation and her experience of leading a successful and rapid transition from print to digital at Trader Media Group is of enormous value to us at this time. She will help transform Future, accelerating the pace of change, which is key to us building a more profitable digital business."

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