Advanced Energy Industries, a company providing power and control technologies for high-growth, thin-film manufacturing and solar-power generation, has announced that Lawrence Firestone, executive vice president (EVP) and chief financial officer (CFO), has resigned to pursue other opportunities. John McMahon, vice president and corporate controller, will handle financial reporting, accounting and finance responsibilities until a replacement for Firestone can be named. Firestone agreed to provide advisory services to Advanced Energy for up to six months following his resignation.
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.
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.