Search for Royal Mint Chairman May Lead to Sale, Telegraph Says

A headhunter hired to find a new chairman for The Royal Mint Ltd. could lead to the revival of the process to sell the company, the Sunday Telegraph reported, without saying where it got the information.

The Shareholder Executive, which manages the public stake in the Cardiff-based Mint on behalf of the Treasury, hired Odgers Berndtson, the U.K. newspaper said, citing a candidate brief from the headhunter. A new chairman is expected to be in place by the end of 2012, according to the newspaper.

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