Weight Watchers International has announced that Ann Sardini, chief financial officer (CFO), will retire from the company effective 29 June 2012 to pursue other endeavors. She will resign as CFO on 30 March 2012, but will remain with the company in an advisory capacity in order to ensure a smooth transition.
Between now and 29 June 2012, Sardini will continue working closely with David Kirchhoff, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the company, the board of directors of the company, and the other members of the company’s senior management team to manage the business and the transition. No successor has yet been named by the company.
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.