Nick Smith has been appointed Director of Risk Management and Invensys, the international production technology and energy management group. Smith was recently responsible for international treasury operations at Air Products and Chemicals, having previously held positions in the treasury and risk management areas of the firm. The appointment follows the promotion of Chris Temple to VP, Health, Safety and Environmental. Invensys also announced the appointment of Liz Oatten to Director of Insurance.
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.