Chris Church will join SWIFT in August as chief executive of the Americas and global head of securities. He will report to chief executive Lázaro Campos and be a member of the leadership council, as well as take responsibility for co-ordinating the securities steering committee of the board. Church joins from BT Global Financial Services where he was managing director of Radianz Services since 2006. In this role he was responsible for global sales, marketing, customer service, finance, product development and operations of the Radianz Shared Market Infrastructure. Previously, he held senior positions at Reuters in both London and the US.
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.