Kingfisher snaps up Bonfield as non-exec

Andrew Bonfield, former Cadbury FD

Last week we asked what market sentiment would be like for Cadbury’s Andrew
Bonfield following the Kraft takeover. That was effectively answered when
Kingfisher appointed him as a non-executive director. The next question will be
is Bonfield going to go plural, or is there a big exec role around the corner?

Mark Hoad takes the top finance spot at BBA Aviation. He is currently the
financial controller of the flight handling company having joined in 2005. He
has previously worked in various finance roles at chemicals company RMC. Hoad
takes over from Andrew Wood who retires in April.

Stuart Winship is promoted to CEO just six months into the role of finance
director at trade publishers Touch Group. He joined the company in 2004 as
director in charge of the online division and was promoted to the FD role
following the resignation of Darren Drew. Most recently Winship was an audit
partner at Deloitte & Touche.

He takes over from Theresa Saklatvala who leaves to pursue other interests.
The search is on for a new FD who will have their hands full as the company
accounting reference date has changed from 31 December to 31 March.

Patrick Sung, the finance director of Cathay International is stepping down
to become financial controller. He is succeeded by Siu Ka Chi Eric as finance
director who has previously worked at Banco Santander, Barclays and Ernst &
Young. He is both ACCA and ICAEW qualified. Sung joined the hotel operator and
pharmaceutical business in 1994 as financial controller.

Mark Protherough takes the executive director role for learning and
professional development at ICAEW. He joined the institute in 2005 and was
responsible for strategic development and implementation of the ACA
Former LDP head Dr Raymond Madden left the institute suddenly last year.

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