Cadence Design Systems, a global electronic design innovation company, has appointed Geoff Ribar, chief financial officer (CFO) of Telegent Systems, as senior vice president (SVP) and CFO, effective 1 November 2010. He replaces Kevin Palatnik, who is leaving the company to pursue other interests.
Ribar is an experienced executive who brings a wealth of financial, IT and operational expertise at public and private high tech companies, including SiRF, Matrix Semiconductor, nVidia and Advanced Micro Devices.
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.