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Gannett CEO Dickey to retire before mid-2019

Wallace Witkowski

Gannett Co. said late Wednesday that Chief Executive Robert Dickey has announced he will retire by mid-2019. The media company's board has started a search for a new CEO and has hired search firm Egon Zehnder, Gannett said. Dickey plans to remain with Gannett until May 7, 2019, or earlier if a successor is named, the company said.