At the time of his exit, Bill explained: “It was a long-term decision. I could see this coming up, and it was always the plan.”
Elsewhere, Carol congratulated her former BBC co-star who announced their departure from the broadcaster earlier this year.
Taking to Twitter, Susannah Streeter tweeted: “Career news alert. After 15 years covering business news for the BBC, I am delighted to be joining Hargreaves Lansdown as a senior investment and markets analyst. I’ll be based in Bristol but I’ll be commenting on financial and economic developments all over the world.”
Carol replied: “Congratulations.”
BBC Breakfast airs daily on BBC One at 6am.