“I believe it’s time for a change for me personally” — David Jones CEO and MD Paul Zahra, 21 October 2013.

“I feel a renewed sense of purpose and commitment to the business” — David Jones CEO and MD Paul Zahra, 11 March 2014.

Paul Zahra has gone from resignation to re-sign-ation, putting pen to paper on a new contract to remain CEO and managing director of David Jones.

Zahra announced in October 2013 that it was his intention to stand down once a suitable replacement had been found. The company has now called of the search, however, and is “delighted” that Zahra has agreed to stay on.