Pinnacle Technology has appointed Chris Smyth as chief financial officer (CFO) and financial director after stepping down from South African Airways (SAA). He will take up the positions on 16 March 2011.
During the 2009/2010 financial year, Smyth also acted as SAA’s chief executive officer (CEO) in between the previous CEO, Khaya Ngqula and the present incumbent, Siza Mzimela.
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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.