Shanghai-based provider of human resources services, 51job, has announced the resignation of Peter Lui as chief financial officer (CFO), due to personal reasons. While the company commences a search for his successor, Kathleen Chien, chief operating officer (COO) and former CFO, will assume responsibility for the company’s finance and accounting operations as acting CFO.
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.