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EasyJet hunts CEO as McCall takes off for ITV

EasyJet hunts CEO as McCall takes off for ITV

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EasyJet will next week launch a search for a new chief executive when it confirms that Carolyn McCall is resigning to run ITV, the commercial broadcaster.Sky News has learnt that the UK's biggest airline by passenger numbers will conduct a search including both internal and external candidates to replace Ms McCall, who is stepping down after seven years in the cockpit.Sources said this weekend that her move to succeed Adam Crozier at ITV had been "all but signed" and that it would be announced to the London Stock Exchange as early as Monday morning.Her ‎exit from easyJet will throw the spotlight onto potential internal successors such as Peter Duffy, the airline's commercial director, and. Andrew Findlay, the chief financial officer.John Barton, easyJet's chairman, is said to be confident