Reuters Chief Renfrew Will Retire In March; Asia's Job Is Named As Successor

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Glen Renfrew, managing director and chief executive of Reuters Holdings PLC for the past 10 years, will retire March 1. If news of Renfrew's retirement was no big surprise, Reuters' appointment of Peter Job to succeed him was.

Job has been managing director of Reuters Asia since 1988. His appointment ended years of speculation about who would succeed Renfrew. It surprised many at the company who were convinced that the leadership battle was being played out by Reuters America chief Andre Vill