Intu chief Roberts steps down a week after shopping centre group’'s collapse
Matthew Roberts steps down as Intu’s boss following the appointment of administrators, Sky News learns. The chief executive of Intu Properties, Britain's biggest shopping centre owner, has left the company a week after it crashed into insolvency proceedings. Sky News has learnt that KPMG, which is handling Intu's administration, informed the company's employees on Friday that Matthew Roberts had decided to leave the role he had held since April last year. The announcement about Mr Roberts' exit comes as the administrators retains key Intu operational staff to ensure the continued smooth running of its 17 UK shopping centres, which include the Trafford Centre in Manchester and Lakeside in Essex.