Pub firm, Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has announced that its chairman Roger Carr will be standing down following the company's strategic review.

The company said that Carr would continue as chairman while the strategic review continues. The conclusions of the strategic review are to be announced at the end of May 2008, at which point Carr will step down as Chairman.

M&B said that it had plans for Carr to be replaced by Drummond Hall who has stepped down from his position of senior independent non executive director, with immediate effect.