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Simon Phillip Cowell (born 7 October 1959) is an English television personality, businessman and record executive. He has judged on the British television talent competition series Pop Idol (2001–2003), The X Factor (2004–2010, 2014–present) and Britain's Got Talent (2007–present), and the American television talent competition series American Idol (2002–2010), The X Factor (2011–2013), and America's Got Talent (2016–present). Cowell is the principal, founder and chief executive of the British entertainment company Syco.
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Simon Cowell axing staff and downsizing Syco empire to focus on family life after getting engaged to Lauren Silverman

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SIMON Cowell is letting go of almost his entire staff at his company Syco and  "downsizing" after almost 20 years. The Sun can reveal the music mogul has chosen to consolidate his multi-million pound global empire - which has sold over 250 million records worldwide - to focus on family life.

In recent days many of Simon’s staff have begun "leaving" conversations – including some of his closest confidantes who have worked with him for decades.

A source said: “Simon has reached a time in his life when he doesn’t want the stress of running a global empire and so has made the difficult decision to wind down Syco. “Obviously everyone involved, including Simon, is very sad.

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