Intu Properties has appointed Robert Allen as new CFO


Robert brings "extensive and highly relevant experience" to Intu Properties as new CFO.

On Tuesday, Intu Properties announced the appointment of Robert Allen as its new chief financial officer with effect from 10 June. 

Robert served as group CFO of Crest Nicholson Plc for two years until 2018 and prior to that held numerous senior finance roles at British American Tobacco Plc, including regional finance controller EEMEA and head of corporate finance and group treasurer. 

He started his career at Coopers & Lybrand in 1993 and carried out a corporate finance M&A role at Charterhouse Bank from 1996. 

Intu CEO Matthew Roberts said he is delighted that Robert is joining the company. 

“He will bring to Intu his extensive and highly relevant experience of refinancing, M&A, treasury, IT and investor relations, helping drive our strategy of delivering strong underlying centre performance, adapting to the fast-changing retail environment and making smart use of capital.” 

Robert will be taking over from Barbara Gibbes, who held the role on an interim basis. She will resume her duties as director of finance, reporting to Robert, from 10 June. 

Matthew added: 

“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Barbara Gibbes for undertaking this role on an interim basis.” 

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