Fuller, Smith & Turner has confirmed details of its finance director change.

The UK brewer and pub company announced yesterday (17 December) that James Douglas will assume the position from the beginning of January. Douglas was appointed to the board in September, after Fuller confirmed Paul Clarke will retire as finance director in April next year.

Until Clarke's departure from the company, he will remain on the board as estates director.

Prior to joining Fuller, Douglas held the finance director post as telecoms operator Fibernet Group. Before Fibernet, he spent ove eight years as an investment banker with Deutsche Bank after spending six years with Cable & Wireless.