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United Biscuits' (UB) head of commercial law Ian Haslegrave has quit the UK’s biggest biscuit maker to join Viacom.
Haslegrave is due to leave UB on 3 January and is starting his new role as European legal director for business and legal affairs for Viacom Outdoor, the advertising contractor owned by the media giant which also controls MTV the following day.
Commenting on his reasons for quitting UB Haslegrave said: "Viacom Outdoors has good growth prospects."
He joined UB nine years ago and is the number two lawyer in the company’s 10-strong legal function. He has been in his current role for three years.