UBM Trade Show Organizer Seeks New Chairman, Independent Says

United Business Media Plc, a trade show organizer, is seeking a new chairman after John Botts told directors he was planning to retire, the Independent on Sunday reported, without saying where it obtained the information.

Botts, who turns 71 next month, has been chairman since 2007, according to the newspaper. He may step down as early as the annual shareholders’ meeting in May, it said.

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