Exidio has appointed Michael Whiston to its business development team in North America. Based in Toronto, Canada, Whiston focuses on the multi-national corporate treasury and financial services industry in Canada, also supporting his two colleagues based in Michigan, US. Whiston started his own consultancy in 2002 and brings with him over 25 years of experience in financial services and business solution sales. For two years prior to joining Exidio, he was executive director of the Treasury Management Association of Canada. He brings experience from being country manager for on-line banking solutions, Magnet Communications, and vice president of sales at NDC Global Payments, Canada. Whiston worked for several years at the Bank of Montreal in cash management sales focusing on the financial services industry and multinational corporations. He is a fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers, and an associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
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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.