finance director David Hockley is leaving the broadcaster as part of sweeping
board changes by its new owner Richard Desmond.
Hockley, who joined Five as financial controller in 1999, joins seven other
executives leaving the company as part of a cost reduction programme instigated
by Desmond’s Northern and Shell.
Hockley qualified as a chartered accountant within the audit practice of PwC,
then moved into media with the Financial Times Group in 1994.
Other departures include chief executive Dawn Airey and channel controller
Richard Woolfe. Between 60 and 80 jobs will be lost in the 300-strong
The executives will remain in their roles until 31 October to help Northern
and Shell manage the change process.
Accountancy Age Jobs is delighted to announce the launch of a brand new look website for finance and accountancy professionals
The UK gender pay gap will not close until 2069 unless action is taken to tackle it now, according to new research by Deloitte
Three former Tesco executives, including the former finance director of Tesco UK, have been charged with fraud by the Serious Fraud Office in relation to a £263m accounting scandal at the retailer.
Deloitte chief executive David Sproul is among 11 chief executives to take part in global executive search firm Odgers Berndtson’s CEO for a Day scheme