Sosandar announces death of non-executive director

Sosandar has announced that non-executive chairman Bill Murray has passed away.

A statement from the fashion firm read: “It is with regret that Sosandar announces that Bill Murray, Non-Executive Chairman of the Company, has passed away.

“His fellow Board members and all his other colleagues are deeply saddened by his passing.”

Co-CEOs Ali Hall and Julie Lavington added: “It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Bill over the weekend.

“He will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of working with him. Bill has left a lasting legacy to the business and his dedication and commitment to the success and growth of Sosandar will be deeply missed.

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“Our thoughts and condolences to Bill’s family and loved ones during this terribly difficult and sad time.”

Murray spent 22 years with Haymarket Media Group, the publisher of titles such as Campaign and PR Week.

He then started focussing on digital publishing in the late 90’s, helping Haymarket develop its online business before working with Sosandar’s founders in early 2014.

His role was to assist with fundraising and numerous aspects of bringing the business to life. He became chairman of the Sosandar board at its inception in early 2016.



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