Nufarm, a crop protection company, has appointed Paul Binfield as chief financial officer (CFO). Binfield is currently the finance director with Coles Liquor and Hotels, a division of Wesfarmers. He is a former CFO with Mayne Group and has extensive experience in the publicly listed and private company finance environments in both Australia and the UK.
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.