Invensys plc, the global automation and controls Group, announced the appointment of John Hawkins as Group Treasurer, effective 19 September 2001. He is joining from EMAP plc, where he has been acting Group Treasurer for the past year. Prior to this, he had been Group Treasurer for several major UK companies including TI Group plc and LucasVarity plc. He is a fellow of the Association of Group Treasurers.
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.