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Just Eat Urged to Seek Merger by Shareholder Cat Rock

The Greenwich, Connecticut-based investment firm sent an open letter to Just Eat’s board of directors saying it made a mistake in appointing Peter Plumb as CEO in 2017. “You basically have a situation where you can get a world-class CEO and delivery capabilities, while also potentially securing a premium valuation for shareholders,” Alex Captain, founder of Cat Rock, said in a phone interview. Plumb stepped down last month, and Cat Rock said Just Eat has ignored two suggestions of potential re...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. France fined Google $57 million for breaking Europe's strict new privacy rules. The regulator, CNIL, said Google didn't properly explain how or why it collects people's data. WhatsApp will only let people forward messages 5 times to fight fake news. The messaging app has already trialled the five-forwards restriction in India, where a series of high-profile lynchings were supposedly sparked by false information going viral on t...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Europe, Elon Musk, France, India, Trends, Cnn, Cern, Brazil, Just Eat, Cnil, Alexa, Musk


Takeaway firm Just Eat lost its CEO after only 16 months

Just Eat announced on Monday that CEO Peter Plumb is stepping down effective immediately. His position will be temporarily filled by chief customer officer Peter Duffy. Plumb has only been in the role for 16 months, taking the top job in July 2017. Just Eat, the UK's largest food delivery company, announced on Monday that its CEO Peter Plumb is stepping down. Plumb took over the role in July 2017, and chief customer officer Peter Duffy will act as an interim CEO while the company looks for so...
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Just Eat CEO Exits With Threat From Uber, Deliveroo Growing

Peter Plumb is stepping down with immediate effect, with Peter Duffy, chief customer officer, being appointed as interim CEO. In December, shareholder Cat Rock Capital Management LP recommended Just Eat’s board consider selling its minority stake in Brazilian startup iFood, arguing it could generate up to 650 million pounds ($837 million) that could potentially be returned to investors. The food delivery operation of Uber Technologies Inc. is looking to expand how users can pay for meals and g...
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Just Eat is hiring ex-Moneysupermarket.com boss Peter Plumb as its new CEO

Food delivery service Just Eat has announced that it plans to appoint Peter Plumb, the former boss of price comparison website Moneysupermarket.com, as its new CEO. On September 18, Plumb will replace Paul Harrison, the company's interim CEO. Harrison will then continue in his permanent role as chief financial officer. "I'm delighted to be joining Just Eat at such an exciting time," said Plumb in a statement. "The talented team has built an innovative service into a truly international platform ...
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