Iris Financial, which provides advanced trading and risk management solutions to the investment banks, has announced the appointment of Michele McGovern as chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors. Her appointment takes effect immediately. David Ure, Iris Financial’s non-executive chairman, said McGovern was chosen based on her proven ability to lead and grow companies through a combination of a customer- and delivery-oriented approach and innovation, together with robust financial management.
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.