Payments specialist VocaLink has added to its European team with the appointment of Marco Venturella as senior relationship manager. Venturella has more than 12 years of bank and payments experience in the German market. He will be based in Frankfurt where he will take overall responsibility for expanding VocaLink’s client base and supporting its existing key relationships in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Before joining VocaLink, Venturella worked as sales manager payments for Equens. In this role, he was responsible for the acquisition of new clients, creating new business with existing customers and defining SEPA-related new products and procedures for national, foreign and cross-border payments.
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.
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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.