OM Group, a specialty chemicals company, has announced that Kenneth Haber, chief financial officer (CFO), will retire in order to pursue personal interests. Haber has served as CFO on a permanent basis since 2006 after joining the company as its interim CFO in 2005. Haber will continue in his current capacity until a successor has been named and transitioned into the role.
OM Group has retained Heidrick & Struggles, the international executive search firm, to assist with the succession process.
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.