British Land property investment director Robert Bowden is to retire at the end of the year. The Daily Telegraph. Financial Times

A year after Sir John Ritblat’s departure, 64-year-old Bowden is to leave London’s biggest landlord and will not be replaced.

Chief executive Stephen Hester said yesterday Bowden has ‘handed over his responsibilities to the next generation‘ with others assuming his tasks.

Bowden joined in 1992 from Conrad Ritblat.