Webjet, an Australian online travel booking website, has appointed Robert Turner as chief financial officer (CFO). Turner will replace Richard Noon, an executive director who announced his retirement on 8 June 2012.
Turner has an extensive high level commercial background, initially with Ernst & Young then a series of senior financial positions with Crown Limited, culminating in the position of CFO. Most recently, he was CFO of AHS Hospitality.
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.