Formerly vice within corporate planning, James C. Lessersohn was named vice president and treasurer, reporting to John M. O’Brien, chief financial officer. Mr. Lessersohn succeeds Ellen Taus who was named chief financial officer of Times Company Digital, the Internet business unit of the Times Company. The Times Company’s treasury and corporate planning departments will be consolidated under his leadership. Previously, Mr. Lessersohn was the corporate planning manager for Affiliated Publications, The Boston Globe’s previous parent company, from 1984 to 1987. He had been manager of market research services at The Globe since 1982. Mr. Lessersohn graduated from Harvard College, with a B.A. degree in government, magna cum laude, in 1977. He also earned an M.B.A. degree from the Harvard Business School in 1979.
UK firms investment in training and development will increase, on average, by a fifth in the next year, claims Robert Half recruitment after interviewing 100 financial services (FS) executives.
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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.