Brian McNamara, a 25-year veteran of hospitality and real estate finance, has been appointed chief financial officer (CFO) of The Greenbrier. His experience encompasses numerous hotels, resorts and casinos, including Pannell Kerr Forster, Registry Hotel Corporation, Oak Tree Hotels and Resorts, Hardage Group and Xanterra Parks and Resorts.
McNamara is a skilled financial planner with extensive experience in many arenas including strategic planning, company integration, cash flow optimisation and acquisition analysis. A certified public accountant (CPA), McNamara is also an internal controls and SOX 404 expert.
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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Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.