finance directors

Surveillance CCTV camera

21st Century Technology acting FD to serve as chairman

Mark Elliott is to serve as executive chairman of CCTV maker 21st Century Technology while it searches for a new CEO

23 Aug 2013

Copper mine

Former Kazakhmys CFO joins African Minerals

Matthew Hird replaces outgoing CFO Miguel Perry from 1 October

15 Aug 2013

Chris Lucas

Barclays FD Lucas steps down early due to ill health

Chris Lucas is to step down from Barclays six months earlier than expected, leaving the bank without an FD when it conducts £6bn rights issue

14 Aug 2013

Former Invensys CFO joins BBA Aviation board

Wayne Edmunds, CEO and former CFO of Invensys, joins BBA Aviation as non exec

08 Aug 2013

Betfair non-exec role for former Trader Media CFO

Zillah Byng-Maddick joins Betfair as non-executive director

06 Aug 2013

Flybe CFO departs following management shake-up

Andrew Knuckey, CFO of Flybe since 2007, is to leave once a successor has been found

05 Aug 2013

Travelzest CFO to make step up to chief executive

Adrian Cobbold takes company reins after CEO leaves with immediate effect

31 Jul 2013

Moneysupermarket.com says goodbye to CFO

Paul Doughty, who led the business to its successful listing on the LSE, steps down after nearly ten years in the role

31 Jul 2013

Ex-Sheffield Wednesday CEO takes CFO role at Volex

Former Sheffield Wednesday FC CEO and Dyson CFO Nick Parker joins Volex

22 Jul 2013

Book of Mormon marketing company loses FD

Theatre marketing business Reach4Entertainment FD Shirley Stapleton is to step down with no plans for a replacement

22 Jul 2013

Barclays appoints JP Morgan’s Morzaria as next FD

JP Morgan executive Tushar Morzaria will succeed Chris Lucas as Barclays FD

17 Jul 2013

Burberry recruits ex-O2 CFO as non-exec

Matthew Key, who has worked as CFO at O2 and Vodafone, joins board of fashion house Burberry

15 Jul 2013

AstraZeneca CFO to join BG Group

Simon Lowth set to join leave AstraZeneca for oil and gas explorer BG Group later this year

15 Jul 2013

Pennycook joins Howden as audit committee chair

Co-op finance boss to chair Howden Joinery Group audit committee

12 Jul 2013

Ruspetro CFO steps up to acting CEO

Tom Reed appointed acting CEO at oil and gas explorer Ruspreto

11 Jul 2013

CFOs willing to splash the cash as confidence returns

Growing optimism in the economy is spurring chief financial officers from big business to pursue expansionary strategies, Deloitte survey finds

09 Jul 2013

Interim finance chief called in at Digital Barriers

Paul Bergin to step in as Digital Barriers finance head, with the departure of Nik Holgate immminent

09 Jul 2013

Laird leaves Serco for Scientia FD role

Yvonne Laird takes group FD position at timetable IT business Scientia software

05 Jul 2013

Staffline group FD resigns

G4S Integrated Services finance director Phillip Ledgard succeeds Tim Jackson at recruitment firm Staffline

04 Jul 2013

CFOs struggling with UK regulatory regime

Robert Half finds CFOs challenged by UK regulatory regime

03 Jul 2013

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

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The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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