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Intertek CFO pitches up at Experian

Lloyd Pitchford leaves Intertek to join Experian

29 Apr 2014



Flybe appoints former Unilever Switzerland finance chief as CFO

Philip de Klerk will joins Flybe as CFO from SABMiller no later than 1 November 2014

28 Apr 2014


Cairn Energy faces fresh upheaval as CFO steps down

Cairn Energy CFO Jann Brown and deputy CEO Mike Watts stepping down for "long term succession planning"

11 Apr 2014


Credit Suisse executive joins RBS as CFO

RBS appoints Credit Suisse exec that advised the Treasury on bank bailout as its next CFO

04 Apr 2014


Future Publishing CFO Byng-Maddick steps up to CEO

Zillah Byng-Maddick promoted to CEO of Future Publishing, replacing Mark Wood

28 Mar 2014


Aer Lingus CFO leaves for Middle East role

Andrew Macfarlane is stepping down from Irish arline Aer Lingus later this year

26 Mar 2014


Tim Score to chair British Land's audit committee

ARM Holdings CFO Tim Score to take non-executive role at British Land

21 Mar 2014


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

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