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INM chief Pitt to leave company

Chief executive had been involved in high-profile dispute with INM's chairman

12th October, 2017
INM chief executive Robert Pitt and chairman Leslie Buckley. Picture: Fergal Phillips

The chief executive of media group INM, Robert Pitt, is to leave the company.

The news came in a short statement to the stock exchange which said that Pitt had decided to leave to pursue other interests, with effect from Friday.

The dispute between the chief executive and chair arose over the potential purchase of Newstalk, which is owned by INM’s major shareholder, Denis O’Brien. The two disagreed on how much INM would pay to...

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