YVONNE LAIRD is the new group FD of higher education timetabling technology business Scientia.
She joins from FTSE 100 business Serco, where she latterly served as finance and commercial director for its education and learning division. Laird has also held roles at KPMG, where she began her career, and Tesco subsidiary One Stop Stores.
It is the second major board appointment for Scientia in recent weeks, following the appointment of new CEO Mohamad Djahanbakhsh.
Djahanbakhsh, Scientia’s CEO, said; “Yvonne comes to us with an impressive résumé. Her experience, skills and knowledge of the Higher Education sector will be invaluable in ensuring that we continue to deliver value for money and the best in class products and services to our clients and all those who depend on them.”
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