HeartWare International, an innovator of less invasive, miniaturised circulatory support technologies, has announced that David McIntyre, chief financial officer (CFO) and chief operating officer (COO), plans to relocate with his family back to Australia for personal reasons and will be leaving the company. McIntyre will continue with his responsibilities for the remainder of this year and will be available throughout 2012 to assist with Australian operations and investor relations, as needed.
For more than five years, Lauren Farrell, vice president of finance, has played an essential role in the management of the finance function and, more broadly, in ensuring the integrity of the financial analysis and reporting. She will be an integral part of the transition, according to the company.
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.