Mindspeed Technologies, a supplier of semiconductor solutions for network infrastructure applications, has announced the resignation of chief financial officer (CFO) Bret Johnsen, effective 6 May 2011. The company has appointed Kristen Schmidt, executive director, finance, as interim CFO. Mindspeed has initiated a search for a permanent CFO with a professional search firm.
Johnsen joined Mindspeed in July 2008 as senior vice president (SVP), CFO and treasurer. Schmidt has worked at the company for 15 years.
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.