PayPoint announces temporary leadership change due to CEO’s health condition

Maria Nikolova

Patrick Headon is taking a leave of absence from PayPoint to receive treatment for a medical condition.

Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) has earlier today announced a temporary leadership change due to the health condition of its Chief Executive, Patrick Headon.

PayPoint says Mr Headon is taking a temporary leave of absence from the company in order to receive treatment for a medical condition. He is currently expected to be on leave for approximately three months. The Company’s Chairman, Nick Wiles, has agreed to act as Executive Chairman to support the Executive team during this period.

Patrick Headon

Patrick Headon joined the Board as the Company’s new Chief Executive on April 1, 2019, succeeding Dominic Taylor in the top role. Patrick Headon is known as a highly experienced senior executive, with extensive relevant experience in FMCG, digital and B2B services. Prior to joining PayPoint, he has been Managing Director of Wolseley UK, Business Development Director, Europe at eBay and Managing Director, Central & Eastern Europe at Diageo.

Patrick Headon holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BSc in Economics from the University of Bristol.

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