Lend Lease Corporation has appointed Brad Soller as chief financial officer (CFO). Soller was appointed Interim CFO in December 2008 and will assume responsibility for the CFO role with immediate effect. Prior to this, he held a number of senior positions with Lend Lease, including deputy group CFO, global CFO of Real Estate Solutions, which included Bovis Lend Lease, Development and PFIs, and CFO of Lend Lease Asia-Pacific.
Soller has more than 20 years’ experience and, in addition to the above, has held several senior finance positions in the UK, including finance director at BAA McArthur Glen and Thorn.
Soller qualified as a chartered accountant in South Africa and spent 10 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in South Africa and London. He holds a Bachelor of Accounting and Master of Commerce from the University of Witwatersrand (South Africa).
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.