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BRIEF-Hunting promotes Jim Johnson to CEO role

Aug 16 (Reuters) - Hunting Plc

* Promotion and appointment of Arthur James (Jim) Johnson as chief executive with effect from 1 September 2017

* Jim will succeed Dennis Proctor who will retire as chief executive and as a director of Hunting on same date

* Jim joined Hunting in 1992 and is currently the group’s Chief Operating Officer, a role which he has occupied since 2011 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (London Newsroom)

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