finance directors

travis-perkins

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

Ian Gibson

C&W Worldwide chief financial officer joins Ricardo

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

13 May 2013

Paul Harrison

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

Vectura Group CFO joins Elementis board

Anne Hyland joins board of FTSE 250 specialty chemicals company Elementis as a non-executive director

07 May 2013

CFO replaces departing chief exec at Archipelago Resources

Colin Sutherland will replace chief executive officer Marcus Engelbrecht at the end of the month

07 May 2013

TMF Group CFO joins Sepura board

Subject to shareholder approval, Gordon Stuart will join the company as an independent non-executive director

03 May 2013

UK Power Reserve appoints new CFO

Energy provider recruits Jon Addis as chief financial officer

01 May 2013

Ex-Reckitt Benckiser CFO takes non-exec role at Dunelm

Former Reckitt Benckiser CFO Liz Doherty takes non-executive role at homewares retailer Dunelm

30 Apr 2013

More than three quarters of accountants considering move abroad

Money doesn’t make the world go round as most accountants moving abroad cite better quality of life, experience of different culture and career development as the reason why

30 Apr 2013

French Connection announce FD’s surprise departure

Roy Naismith unexpectedly leaves French Connection following difficult trading year

29 Apr 2013

Jackie Hunt leaves Standard Life for top job at Prudential UK

Standard Life CFO leaves to become CEO of Prudential UK & Europe

26 Apr 2013

Catlin CFO relocates to Zurich

CFO Neil Freshwater joins Zurich's general insurance and shared services business in the UK from Catlin

24 Apr 2013

Rio Tinto's head of tax leaves for Unilever

Janine Juggins takes SVP tax role at Unilever

24 Apr 2013

Bumi CFO steps down after results delayed again

Scott Merrillees steps down from embattled coal miner Bumi days after publication of annual results delayed for second time

18 Apr 2013

Lending fears ease as CFO confidence bounces back

Business confidence improves for third consecutive quarter as concerns over financial and economic conditions drop to lowest level for two-and-a-half years

16 Apr 2013

City of London CEO and FD resign

City of London Investment Group CEO and FD resign three months after being appointed to their current roles

15 Apr 2013

Henderson appoints new CFO from JPMAM

Roger Thompson joins Henderson Group from JP Morgan Asset Management, replacing Shirley Garrood who is retiring after 12 years with the company

12 Apr 2013

Legal & General Investment Management names new CFO

LGIM recruits Siobhan Boylan as chief financial officer

11 Apr 2013

RPC Group brings in IAC Group’s European CFO

Simon Kesterman is appointed group FD of plastics business RPC

03 Apr 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

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

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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New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

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