Strategy & Operations » Leadership & Management » Bluefin appoints Amber Wilkinson as interim CFO

BLUEFIN has appointed Amber Wilkinson to the position of interim chief finance officer which, according to the broker, replaces the chief operations officer role following the departure of Tim Philip.

The company said the decision to make the turnaround was taken after a review and the CFO will have overall line management responsibility for strategy and planning, financial control, finance operations and the acquisitions and legal functions, Insurance Age reports.

Bluefin added Wilkinson joins the broker from Heath-On-Line where she was finance and risk director, and has held a number of senior finance roles with a particular specialism in M&A activity.

She will take up her new role from 1 July and recruitment for a permanent appointment is underway according to the broker.

Philip left Bluefin after spending two years as the chief operating officer at the broker.

He joined the business in April 2013 as chief financial officer and was promoted to COO in July of that year.

Philip was previously a group finance director at Towergate.