National retailer JJB has announced that it has suspended chief executive Chris Ronnie.
In a statement on JJB's corporate site, the company revealed that Ronnie has been relieved of his duties pending the outcome of an ongoing investigation being conducted by legal advisors.
The full statement is as follows:
"The board of JJB Sports plc (the "Company") has today suspended Chris Ronnie, the Company's Chief Executive, from his duties under the terms of his service agreement, pending the outcome of an ongoing investigation being conducted by its legal advisers into certain matters.
A further announcement will be made in due course."