Zillah Byng-Maddick named new CEO of Future

Future has announced that CEO Mark Wood is standing down from the role and will take a non-executive directorship on the Board. He hands over to current chief financial officer Zillah Byng-Maddick, who took over as CEO on 1 April.

Mark says: “Zillah has made a tremendous impact since she joined Future. She was brought in for her experience in both digital transformation and organisational structuring and has precisely the skills needed to lead the company through the next phase of its evolution.”

Byng-Maddick says: “Future is an excellent business going through fast transition thanks to Mark’s leadership. We have considerable momentum and market-leading content that has high impact with a global audience. I look forward to leading the business through the next phase of its evolution.”

Byng-Maddick joined Future as CFO in November 2013. She was previously CFO and interim CEO at Trader Media, publisher of Auto Trader, prior to which she was CFO and latterly MD at Fitness First.

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