Just Eat, which acts as a middleman between restaurants and customers via its website and apps, has had two chief executives in two months Just Eat has lost its second chief executive in little more than two months after announcing that John Hughes would be taking a leave of absence to undergo medical treatment.
Dr Hughes, 65, chairman for the past six years, took over as executive chairman on an interim basis in February after David Buttress, who had overseen the company’s flotation three years ago, stepped down.
He will be replaced as interim chief executive by Paul Harrison, chief financial officer. The position of chairman will be filled on a temporary basis by Andrew Griffith, senior independent director.
Just Eat acts as a middleman between restaurants and customers via its website and apps. Shares of Just Eat, which had bounced back after falling by more than 5 per…