Orthofix International, a global medical device company, has promoted Brian McCollum to chief financial officer (CFO). He had been serving as interim CFO since January 2011. McCollum has been with the company for close to 10 years in various roles of increasing responsibilities. He will be responsible for overseeing all financial activities including investor relations.
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.