Philip Blackwell out as new Blackwell's chairman named

<p>Blackwell's has appointed a non-family member to head the business, following last year's restructure. Gerry Connolly has been appointed executive chairman of Blackwell Limited, overseeing Blackwell's retail division and Blackwell Book Services. Philip Blackwell, chairman and chief executive of Blackwell's for six years, has stepped down to pursue investment opportunities outside of the existing businesses. The company said the decision was taken by him.</p><p>Philip Blackwell said: "It is now time to step aside, and pass the baton to a new management team in whom I have every confidence...

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