Britannica Resources, a mining exploration group, has appointed Chris Hobbs as chief financial officer (CFO) of the mining exploration group, which has large holdings in the Abitibi gold belt in north-western Quebec, Canada, and elsewhere in the world.
Hobbs is a member of the Chartered Accountants of Ontario and has worked with several public companies and securities firms in accounting and CFO roles over the past 10 years, including Otish Energy, American Lithium Minerals and Byron Capital Markets.
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.