News update – BBC man quits early

The BBC’s compensation and benefits manager, Matthew Murtagh, is to take early retirement at the end of March. Roger Fairhead, head of compensation and benefits at the Rank Group, will join the BBC in March as head of reward.

BBC people director Stephen Dando is also due to leave in the spring to become group HR director at Reuters. On his departure, current BBC head of reward Jeremy Nordberg is expected to oversee the department.