Garrison International (Garrison) has appointed Stephen Woodhead as chief financial officer (CFO). Woodhead is a senior financial executive with over 20 years of experience in the natural resource and public finance sectors. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Cape Town and is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Woodhead has served in senior financial positions with several public companies, including CFO of Desert Sun Mining Corp, until Yamana Gold acquired it in 2006.
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Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.