Mr Louis Slaats joins the company’s Board of Directors. Mr Slaat’s wide ranging experience in the European financial software market was paramount in this appointment. As a director, Louis Slaats will have a strategic role in sales and marketing planning to drive the company’s expansion in Europe. Mr Slaats spent the greater part of the eighties in a range of international roles with MSA, one of the leading American standard software companies. He then went on to reorganise the software department at Wang. At the start of the nineties, Mr Slaats set up Ross Systems, specialising in ERP-software, firstly in the Netherlands and then in Germany. In 1995, by now with Hyperion Software, he headed up software systems design for financial reports, consolidation, budgeting, planning and analysis. He is currently VP European Sales & Marketing with IMI Corp., a logistics software company.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.