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UK | CFO Moves - week ending 2, May 2014

Tracking CFO Movement Across the United Kingdom.

ARM Holdings plc (LSE: ARM) announced that Tim Score, who has been Chief Financial Officer since 2002, has decided to retire from the company twelve months from now in May 2015.

Marken Group announced the appointment of Steve J. Menzies as Chief Financial Officer and Board Director. He succeeds Alan Gullan, Marken’s interim CFO, who stepped down from the same post. Steve was most recently interim CFO for IMI plc’s TA Hydronics business in Sweden. Prior to his role at IMI, he was Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President, Operational Excellence for First Data Corporation’s International reporting segment, with responsibility for EMEA, APAC and Latin America & Canada. Earlier roles included Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Rockwell Automation’s EMEA Region, VP Finance & Operations, EMEA at StorageTek, EVP Finance at Siebe plc, and Divisional Finance Director roles with GEC.

Flybe announced the appointment of Philip de Klerk as Chief Financial Officer. Philip will join the Group no later than 1st November 2014 but it is hoped that he may be in a position to do so as early as August 2014. He joins the Board of Flybe from SABMiller, where he was Global Head of Financial Planning & Analysis and Finance Director of the Business Capabilities Programme. Prior to this, he was CFO of Ineos Olefins & Polymers Europe. Before joining Ineos, Philip spent 16 years at Unilever, where he held a variety of roles, including Vice President of Investor Relations, CFO of Unilever Switzerland and finally CFO of Unilever Benelux. Philip’s appointment follows Andrew Knuckey‘s decision, announced in August 2013, to leave Flybe in order to pursue other opportunities. Andrew will remain with the business until 2nd August 2014.

Gasol plc (AIM: GAS) announced the appointment of Patrick Garo as Finance Director with effect from 1 July, 2014. Patrick joins the main Board of Gasol from Lynx Energy, where he was Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he was Chief Financial Officer at Rialto Energy Limited (now named Azonto Petroleum Limited). Patrick has extensive experience in the oil and gas industries, having served as Group Chief Financial Officer at Perenco, and also as Country Manager of Perenco’s Columbian operations.

Experian announced the appointment of Lloyd Pitchford as Chief Financial Officer and as an Executive Director of Experian plc. Lloyd Pitchford has been the Chief Financial Officer of Intertek Group plc, since April 2010. Before joining Intertek, he spent ten years at BG Group plc where he held various senior finance positions, including Group Financial Controller, and seven years at Mobil Oil in financial and commercial roles. Lloyd Pitchford will join Experian in September 2014.

Intertek Group plc announced that Lloyd Pitchford, Intertek Chief Financial Officer, has resigned and will leave the company by 30 September 2014 at which time Edward Leigh, Intertek’s Group Financial Controller, will replace him as Chief Financial Officer and join Intertek’s Board. Edward Leigh joined Intertek in March 2013 with over twenty years’ experience in senior financial roles at leading multinational corporations including Dixons Retail Plc and Procter & Gamble Co. Lloyd will continue as Intertek Chief Financial Officer and as a Board member until his departure when he will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer, Experian plc.

Smiths Group plc announced the appointment of Bill Seeger as an independent Non-executive Director and as Chairman-elect of the Audit Committee, succeeding David Challen. Mr Seeger, who will join the Smiths Board on 12 May 2014, was most recently Group Finance Director of GKN plc, the global engineering company, which he joined in 2003. He previously held a number of senior finance posts during a 28-year career with TRW, the US-based automotive components group. As well as serving as a member of the Audit Committee before taking on the role of Committee Chairman, Mr Seeger will also be a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees. Following an orderly transition of Audit Committee responsibilities to Mr Seeger, Mr Challen intends to step down as Chairman of the Audit Committee later this year, but will remain on the Board.

Dee Valley Group plc announced thatDavid Strahan, the Group’s Finance Director and Chief Executive designate, has tendered his resignation in order to take up an executive position with another company based in Northern Ireland.

Serco Group plc announces that Andrew Jenner, Group Chief Financial Officer of Serco since 2002, has formally advised the Group of his intention to step down from the Board and as CFO once there is a successor.

Journey Group plc announced that is has appointed Alison Whittenbury to the Company’s board as Chief Financial Officer Director (“CFO”) with effect from 1 July 2014.Carl Fry will accordingly step down from the board as of the same effective date. Alison is a chartered accountant who joined in October 2007 as Finance Director for the Services Division and during 2008 was part of the start-up team who set up the catering facility in Los Angeles for Air Fayre CA Inc. In 2009, Airfayre Ltd. entered into a joint venture with Alpha Ltd. and Alison became Finance Director for the combined catering operations at Heathrow. She became Finance Director of the Products Division in 2011 responsible for Watermark Products Ltd and MNH Sustainable Cabin Services Ltd.

Samuel Dergel - The CFO Expert.
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