Montreal-based Intertape Polymer Group, a packaging firm, has named Bernard Pitz as chief financial officer (CFO).
Pitz has served as a CFO and in other executive capacities for close to 20 years. His experience is wide ranging, having worked in a number of industries with progressively complex and important responsibilities for public companies with sales of US$150m to over US$700m. He holds a BS and an MBA from Northern Illinois University and the University of Chicago, respectively.
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.