Kona Grill, an US grill and sushi bar, has promoted Christi Hing from vice president and controller to chief financial officer (CFO). Most recently she served as Kona Grill’s vice president and controller and previously as the company’s director of financial reporting.
Before joining Kona Grill, Hing served as manager of financial reporting for American Express from February 2004 to December 2005. Prior to that, she worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for seven years, serving in a variety of roles, including audit manager. Hing has a BSc in Accounting from Arizona State University and is a certified public accountant.
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.