Humphrey steps down from Smiths board

<p>Alan Humphrey, group finance director of Smiths News, will step down from the distributor&#39;s board on 31st August.</p><p> Humphrey is retiring after 28 years service with W H Smith and Smiths News. He will be succeeded by chief financial officer Nick Gresham, who was appointed to the board on 1st August.<br /><br />Dennis Millard, chairman of Smiths News, said: &quot;the board would like to take this opportunity to thank Alan for his significant contribution to our business over the last eight years.&nbsp; </p><p>&quot;Alan has led the finance function with great distinction and all at Smiths News wish him a very happy retirement.&quot;<br /><br />&nbsp;</p>