FD steps down at global advisory business

THE FINANCE DIRECTOR and chief executive of an international property advisory business have stepped down.

Group FD of DTZ Bob Rickert (pictured) joined the business in 2009 as global chief operating officer. He was previously at Barclays as chief information officer of global retail and commercial banking, and prior to that was CEO of North American medical IT company, NT Medical Systems.

He is succeeded by James Thomson the firm’s chief financial officer.

The CEO Paul Idzik, formerly chief operating officer for Barclays, has also stepped down.

He is succeeded by John Forrester, currently head of UK and Ireland.

A statement from the company said: “The board is grateful for what Paul and Bob have done for the company, and wishes them both well for the future.”


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