Nish takes top job at Standard Life

Standard Life’s group finance director David Nish has
stepped up to take the chief exec role at the investment firm. Nish has been
with the company since the end of 2006, having joined from Scottish Power where
he was FD.

He succeeds Sir Sandy Crombie who has been with the company for more than 40
years . Nish, who takes over on 1 January, was previously a partner for Price
Waterhouse in Glasgow and Canada.

Other FDs climbing the corporate ladder include Neil Kirby,
who takes the chief exec role at maintenance company Enterprise having joined as
FD in 2003. He was latterly group managing director and succeeds Owen McLaughlin
who moves to a non-exec role.

David Griffiths boosts numbers at insolvency firm Leonard
Curtis working in the firm’s Birmingham office. The latest addition means its
West Midlands base can now boast 11 staff. Griffiths was previously a corporate
insolvency assistant manager at BDO.

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