Flybe announces departure of chief finance officer

Philip de Klerk is to step down as the chief financial officer of regional carrier Flybe, writes Ben Ireland.

He will leave his post on October 1.

Flybe said de Klerk has resigned to take up the position of chief financial officer at another company, but has not disclosed where he will be moving to.

The airline has started looking for a replacement and thanked de Klerk for his “major contribution” over the last three years.

Flybe will issue its 2016-17 full year results on June 8.