The former boss of British Gas has returned to the UK to take over the helm of struggling Mitie.
Phil Bentley will replace Tory peer Ruby McGregor-Smith who quit just weeks after the security and cleaning staff supplier posted a shock profit warning.
While Bentley’s pay package has not been disclosed it is likely to mirror the £2.5million McGregor-Smith took home last year.
Changes: Ex British Gas boss Phil Bentley will replace Tory peer Ruby McGregor-Smith at Mitie
This will add to the telephone number-sized fortune the former BP graduate trainee has accrued over the past three years – taking his accumulated wealth to more than £25million.
He walked away with up to £13million when he quit British Gas in 2013, frustrated he did…