ANZ has announced new appointments to its London-based working capital team, in line with its growth plans in the European and US region. Zamshed Uddin, senior manager, joins from Citigroup where he worked from 1998, most recently as relationship manager – global transactional services. Uddin has 10 years’ experience of relationship management covering a wide range of industries supported by product knowledge of all aspects of working capital financing across corporate banking, corporate financing and capital market transactions. He reports to Nick Williams, director and head, corporate sales. Amir Hussain, senior credit analyst, joins from Ernst & Young where he was manager, transaction support services from 2005. Prior to this, he worked at Barclays Capital. His experience covers working capital reviews and due diligence covering a broad range of corporate clients. Hussain reports to Simon Buck, head of trade credit management. Finally, Anthony Drechsler, trade associate, relocates from ANZ Melbourne where he was an analyst, portfolio management, trade.
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.
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.