Patsystems has announced three new additions to its senior team in the United States. The staff changes reflect the company’s ‘increasing emphasis on customer support as a competitive advantage’. Pat Kenny, who is based in the Chicago office and has headed Patsystems’ US Sales operations for two years, has been promoted to managing director of North America, while Dean Giordano has been appointed chief operating officer. Larry Beck, who has 20 years’ experience in the futures industry, has joined Patsystems in New York as a sales manager.
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.