Source - SMW
James Fisher & Sons said Charles Rice had informed the board that he intended to retire as chairman and a director at the annual general meeting on 3 May.  

The group said it was intended that Malcolm Paul, the company's senior independent director, would become chairman at the conclusion of the AGM.

At 9:52am: (LON:FSJ) Fisher James  Sons PLC share price was -9p at 1587p