Dawtrey, Adam
July 2006
Daily Variety;7/25/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 15, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports on the possible resignation of Charles Allen, chief executive officer of ITV PLC in Great Britain. As pressure and serious financial troubles are coupling with the top broadcasting company in the country, Allen is close to quit from his position. The company was below its stock price and he has been less successful over the declining ratings and advertising revenues. Finally, the company's shareholders are losing faith in his ability to turn the situation around.


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