GERMANY/ITALY: Kamps founder leaves as Barilla takes a grip
Heiner Kamps, who founded German industrial bakery group Kamps, has resigned from his post as chairman of the chain. Kamps was bought by Italian pasta maker Barilla earlier this year, in a hostile €1.7bn (US$1.68bn) takeover bid. Kamps was retained as head of the chain, but is now stepping down. He has indicated that he enjoyed insufficient freedom in his restructured role.
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