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COO role for Co-Op's Pennycook and annual report delayed

CFO Richard Pennycook given elevated role when he steps down as interim CEO, and company delays annual report by two weeks

19 Mar 2014


AIM-listed dotDigital promotes Patel to CFO

Marketing business promotes company secretary to CFO

19 Mar 2014


Ex-AstraZeneca CFO to chair HSBC's European unit

Jon Symonds to pick up a cool £345k as HSBC Bank plc chairman, HSBC's European subsidiary

18 Mar 2014


Vodafone CFO Andy Halford scoops major industry award

Halford picks up the Outstanding Industry Contribution prize at the Business Finance Awards

13 Mar 2014


Pennycook takes reins at “ungovernable” Co-op

Co-operative Group CFO Richard Pennycook takes over as interim boss, as outgoing CEO makes withering assessment of group's governance

12 Mar 2014


Advertising trade body IPA appoints new FD

Tom Lewis has been appointed as finance director of the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising

11 Mar 2014


Britvic FD quits to join AIM-listed Walker Greenbank

Mike Gant leaves FTSE 250 soft drinks group Britvic to join furnishings supplier Walker Greenbank as CFO

26 Feb 2014


Ex-Selfridges FD to boost's IPO

Experienced retail executive Peter Williams set to chair

26 Feb 2014


Newcastle Building Society appoints former PwC man to board

Patrick Ferguson joins Newcastle Building Society board

24 Feb 2014


hibu CFO to take Inmarsat finance chief role

Tony Bates to head up finance at communications business Inmarsat

24 Feb 2014


Higginson recruits former Sainsbury's CFO to Poundland board

Former finance chiefs of Tesco and Sainsbury's to work together as Poundland prepares to float

19 Feb 2014


Personal Group FD Barber to step down

John Barber to leave Personal Group, with overall finance responsibility still at the door of CFO Mike Dugdale

19 Feb 2014


Johnson Matthey appoints Den Jones as new CFO

Den Jones, who recently served as interim CFO for oil and gas company BG Group, joins Johnson Matthey

13 Feb 2014


Cable & Wireless CFO quits ahead of Miami move

Tim Pennington steps down from broadband services provider ahead of its relocation to Miami from London

11 Feb 2014


Hester takes over at troubled insurer RSA

Ex-RBS boss takes over at RSA in wake of the discovery of an accounting black hole

06 Feb 2014


Spirent Communications company secretary promoted to CFO

Rachel Whiting promoted to CFO as Spirent Communications continues to advance internal candidates

30 Jan 2014


Aviva CFO Regan to join QBE in Australia

Aviva’s chief financial officer Pat Regan is leaving the group to join QBE as its CFO in Sydney, Australia.

24 Jan 2014


City of London Corporation appoints new FD

Peter Kane appointed as the City of London Corporation's 80th chamberlain

17 Jan 2014


Experian CFO steps up to CEO in management shakeup

Brian Cassin to become CEO as Don Roberts moves up to chairman

17 Jan 2014


Inchcape FD joins UBM as audit chair

John McConnell will chair UBM audit committee

13 Jan 2014

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