finance directors

Bell Pottinger FD takes Communisis audit role

Finance executive Peter Harris takes Communisis audit committee chairman role

24 Jun 2013

Liverpool Anfield stadium

Former E&Y accountant joins Liverpool FC as CFO

Andy Hughes, who trained with Ernst & Young, joins Liverpool FC as CFO

18 Jun 2013

legal and general

L&G head of savings promoted to CFO

Mark Gregory, head of L&G's savings business, becomes group CFO next month as part of a management reshuffle

17 Jun 2013

British CFOs looking abroad for growth

FDs expect to increase sales and distribution activity in emerging markets, American Express survey finds

14 Jun 2013

Ex-Morrisons' Pennycook joins Co-op as FD

Richard Pennycook joins crisis-hit retail and banking giant Co-operative Group as finance director

05 Jun 2013

FDs boost TMT start-ups' growth prospects

Strong finance and accounting presence in TMT start-ups gives them a better chance of success, according to research

04 Jun 2013

Medusa Mining appoints Alphonso as CFO

Company secretary Peter Alphonso appointed CFO as Roy Daniel retires

03 Jun 2013

EX-Tate & Lyle FD joins Diploma board

Chartered accountant John Nicholas joins board of Diploma with effect from 1 June

30 May 2013

Co-op Group FD resigns amid turmoil at banking division

Steve Humes steps down after two years as finance director of the supermarkets-to-funerals group following a series of crises at the Co-operative Bank

28 May 2013

Third of CFOs think their teams lack time to complete work

More than a third of CFOs believe lack of time is leading to finance teams being unable to complete tasks

23 May 2013

Shell CFO calls for open-minded approach to innovation

New report from AICPA and CIMA reveals how finance professionals at Coca-Cola and Royal Dutch Shell help to drive innovation

22 May 2013

Vectura loses CFO after 11 years

Pharmaceutical business sees Anne Hyland step down after 11 years

21 May 2013

Almanza steps up to G4S CEO after just a month as CFO

Ashley Almanza has had a busy first month at G4S, stepping up from CFO to replace Nick Buckles as CEO

21 May 2013

Ex-Baker Tilly partner takes non-exec role at IT business

Current 21st Century interim FD and former Baker Tilly audit partner Mark Elliott takes non-executive role at Enables IT

20 May 2013

Ex-Time Out chief exec joins Johnston Press as CFO

David King joins Johnston Press as CFO, with the newspaper publisher reporting its first increase in operating profit for almost seven years

17 May 2013

Jockey Club recruits FD from Centrica

FD of British Gas residential energy Nevin Truesdale succeeds Andrew Crean as group FD at British horseracing company

16 May 2013

Ex-Travis Perkins FD joins Pendragon as audit committee chair

Paul Hampden Smith replaces Pendragon chairman designate Mel Egglenton as company's audit committee chair

15 May 2013

C&W Worldwide chief financial officer joins Ricardo

Ian Gibson, chief financial officer of Cable & Wireless Worldwide, joins Ricardo

13 May 2013

Sage loses its CFO to WANdisco

Paul Harrison is to step down from Sage this year with a succession search beginning. The group also announces Close Brothers FD Jonathan Howell will join as non-executive director

08 May 2013

French Connection appoints new FD from O2

French Connection appoints Adam Castleton as its new group finance director following the unexpected departure of Roy Naismith last month

08 May 2013

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