has just been appointed as finance manager at 4imprint. He will be responsible for the financial operations of the 4imprint UK division, based in Manchester and will be based at its Trafford Park site. He joins 4imprint from Park Group plc in Birkinhead.
Corporate finance specialist John Mingay has teamed up with Leeds-based Brown Butler & Co to set up a new business, BrownButler Corporate Finance. Mingay is a well known in the West Yorkshire business communities having run his own corporate finance consultancy for twelve years. Now aged 43, he left corporate banking in 1989, having spent 15 years with Natwest. He is married with two children and lives near York.
Graeme Burns has been appointed commercial director at Equanim Group. Burns, 32, a chartered accountant most recently worked as international finance manager with Interchange Group. A key part of his role will be to ensure both physical and financial resources are in place to continue growth.
SWS Group has launched SWS Financial Services, providing specialist support to the group’s core accountancy business. Barry Beckett has been recruited as financial services director. He joins partners Ken Stafford, Mark Worsley and Ian Smethurst on the board. Beckett previously worked as the compliance director with an independent financial advisor. Prior to this he spent several years at the Bradford & Bingley building society.
Kingston calls up Fallen
Telecommunications company Kingston Communications has appointed Malcolm Fallen as its chief financial officer, taking over from Ross Cope who is due to retire later this year.
Fallen, 40, joins from Eircom plc, Ireland’s largest communications company, where he is currently chief financial officer. Prior to Eircom, Fallen was finance director with British Biotech plc and previously an FD within British Telecommunications. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen in London. Additionally, he is said to be returning to the UK for ‘family reasons’.
Pizza man delivers
Pizza delivery company Domino’s Pizza has promoted its finance director to the role of chief executive.
Stephen Hemsley will take over from current chief executive Gerald Halpern from the beginning of next year. Hemsley, 43, was appointed Finance Director of Domino’s Pizza in April 1998.
In November 1999, he led the successful flotation of Domino’s on AIM, raising £3 million to aid further expansion.
Hemsley said: ‘Gerry is a very tough act to follow and I am committed to continuing the pattern of growth and success that he established for the company in the UK and Ireland.’
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