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• The Irish Times reports that Tesco is losing yet another Phil Clarke.

According to the story, "Phil J Clarke, who was appointed chief executive of Tesco Ireland less than two years ago, is leaving the company. He will be replaced next month by Andrew Yaxley, currently the managing director of Tesco’s London business."

Clarke is not related to Philip Clarke, the former Tesco CEO who named him to the job and who himself left the company last year under a cloud.

Phil J Clarke previously served as CEO of Tesco’s stores in Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Japan.
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