Ross Goolsby, chief financial officer (CFO) has resigned from Valence Technology, a US-based developer and manufacturer of advanced energy storage solutions, to pursue other business opportunities. Donald Gottschalk, who joined the company in 2007 and is currently serving as corporate controller, will assume the role of acting CFO.
Gottschalk has over 25 years of financial management experience and has held significant business operations, financial planning and analysis, and finance and accounting positions at Capital Anesthesiology, Cellular One, and Thermon Manufacturing. He has been a certified public accountant (CPA) since 1986.
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.