Supermarket denies losing boss to F1

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Justin King, executive chief of a UK supermarket giant, is being lined up to replace Bernie Ecclestone...

Apr.7 (GMM) Sainsbury's, the UK supermarket giant, has denied rumours it could lose its boss to Formula One.

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Last week, F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone failed to deny rumours Sainsbury's Justin King is being lined up to replace him.

"I've no idea whether the boss of a company like Sainsbury's could do my job," the 82-year-old told the Guardian. "Maybe he could."

A Sainsbury's spokesman has now replied: "This is pure speculation.

"Justin's made his commitment to the business clear and is excited about Sainsbury's long-term prospects for growth. Any discussion of succession is entirely premature."

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