Reed Elsevier has announced that Mark Armour, chief financial officer (CFO), has decided to retire at the end of 2012. The nominations committee is beginning a process to identify his successor and has appointed an executive search firm to review both internal and external candidates.
Armour joined Reed Elsevier as deputy CFO in 1995 and was appointed CFO in 1996.
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.