Including moves from the following regions and sectors:
  • Americas FS
  • Americas Non-FS
  • EMEA FS
  • EMEA Non-FS
  • APAC FS
  • APAC Non-FS
  • Audit

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Americas FS:

  • John Fawcett joins CIT as EVP and CFO. He initially joined the company as an advisor in April. Fawcett was previously CFO of Citizens Financial Group and Royal Bank of Scotland Americas.
  • Rob Jesudason replaces David Craig as CFO of Commonwealth Bank. Jesudason was previously Group Executive for International Financial Services.
  • Jim Dutey joins FNB Corporation as SVP and Corporate Controller. He joins from Huntington National Bank where he was Corporate Controller.
  • Roy Halyama also joins FNB Corporation as Director of Corporate Finance.
  • Heather Matzke-Hamlin steps down as Chief Accounting Officer at IHS Markit and will serve as an advisor to the CFO. Michael Easton moves internally to succeed Matzke-Hamlin.
  • Annette Lege is appointed Group Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Invesco. Lege replaces Roderick Ellis who moves internally.
  • Sandra Arkell is appointed EVP, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer at MasterCard. She joins from Dover Corporation and replaces Andrea Forster who moves internally.
  • Lawrence Moloney joins National General Insurance as SVP for Finance from AIG where he was North American Controller.
  • Christian Lown joins Navient as CFO from Morgan Stanley where he was Co-Head of Global Financial Technology and Co-Head of North American Banks and Diversified Finance.
  • Alesia Haas is appointed CFO of Och-Ziff Capital Management following the retirement of Joel Frank. Haas was previously CFO and Head of Strategy for OneWest Bank.
  • Bart Olson joins Pacific Western Bank as Chief Accounting Officer. He was previously with Credit Suisse where he was Global Head of Liquidity Reporting.
  • Kris Hill joins QBE North America as CFO. Hill joins from Liberty Mutual Insurance where she was EVP of Field Operations at Liberty Mutual Surety.
  • Jefferson Harralson is appointed CFO of United Community Banks. He replaces Rex Schuette who retires in 2017.
  • Stephen Robb succeeds Peter Porrino as CFO of XL Group. Robb moves internally from his previous role as Controller.

Americas Non-FS:

  • John Murphy joins Adobe as SVP, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller from Qualcomm.
  • Jason Peterson joins EPAM Systems as CFO. Peterson joins from Cognizant where he was VP leading Corporate Development and M&A Integration.
  • Susan Taylor is appointed Chief Accounting Officer at Facebook. She joins from LinkedIn where she was Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.
  • Christopher Capozzi joins Freedom Financial Network as CFO. He joins from General Electric where he was most recently the CRO.
  • Juan Felipe Gomez left SAP to join Iron Mountain as CFO for the Latin America region.
  • Stéphane Biehler joins Jump Trading as CFO. He joins from Morningstar where he was CFO.
  • Joost Rutten joins Liaison Technologies as CFO from SAP SuccessFactors where he was Global Head of Finance and Division CFO.
  • Thomas Edwards joins Michael Kors as EVP, CFO, COO and Treasurer. He joins from Brinker International where he was EVP and CFO.
  • Eric Shander is promoted internally at Red Hat to become CFO.
  • Todd McElhatton joins SAP North America as SVP and CFO. He joins from VMware where he was CFO for Hybrid Cloud and replaces Arlen Shenkman who moves internally to become EVP for Global Business Development and Ecosystems.
  • Rob Riecker is promoted internally to replace Jason Hollar as CFO of Sears Holdings.
  • Michael Rosenvold has been appointed as CFO of SimCorp, leading the firm’s global finance, IT, legal, investor relations and procurement teams. Rosenvold joins from Rambøll where he was the Group CFO.
  • Deepak Ahuja is appointed CFO at Tesla replacing Jason Wheeler.

EMEA FS:

  • Clifford Abrahams is announced as the new CFO of ABN AMRO, effective from 1st September 2017. He joins from Delta Lloyd where he is CFO.
  • Peter Juhas is promoted from Deputy CFO to CFO at AerCap.
  • Andy Codling moves to Aldermore Bank as Group Head of Financial Reporting. He joins from Prudential Assurance where he was UK Head of Financial Reporting.
  • Giulio Terzariol moves internally with Allianz from his role as CFO of Allianz Life in the US to become Head of Finance, Controlling and Risk Management of Allianz SE. He replaces Dieter Wemmer.
  • Lee Rochford is appointed Group CEO of Arrow Global Group. He joins from Virgin Money where he was CFO.
  • David Rogers is appointed CFO Digital / Asia at Aviva. He moves internally from his previous role as CFO Aviva Centre & European / Asian Markets.
  • Blathnaid Bergin joins Aviva as Chief Finance Operations Officer. She joins from RSA where she was Group Financial Controller.
  • Harry Dhaliwal joins Barclays as CFO for ServCo. Dhaliwal joins from GE where he was Finance Leader for Global Operations.
  • Paul Rayson moves internally at Citi to become Global Head of Product Control. He was previously Head of Strategy and FP&A for EMEA.
  • Marc Jenkins joins ClearBank as CFO. He moves from the Co-operative Bank where he was Director of Financial Performance, Planning and Analysis.
  • Michele Faull joins Coventry Building Society as CFO. She joins from Nationwide where she was Group Risk Director.
  • Caroline Waddington joins Credit Suisse as UK CFO from Deutsche Bank where she was Co-Head of Product Control.
  • Will Halford-Maw joins Credit Suisse as Head of Global Business Services Finance. He joins from Zurich Insurance where he was CFO for Corporate Life and Pensions.
  • Richard Ellison leaves CYBG where he was Deputy CFO and Chief Data Officer.
  • Yvonne Sharp leaves her role as Head of External Reporting at Future Williams & Glyn to join CYBG as Group Head of Finance.
  • Steve Morris moves internally within Deutsche Bank to become Group Head of Finance.
  • Alexander von zur Muehlen moves from his role as Deutsche Bank’s Group Treasurer to the investment bank. He will be replaced by Dixit Joshi.
  • Marcus Schenck moves from the Group CFO role at Deutsche Bank to be President of the investment bank. He is replaced by James von Moltke who joins from Citigroup where he was Treasurer.
  • Gregor Pottmeyer, CFO of Deutsche Börse, has had his contract extended by five years to 2022.
  • Luigi Lubelli becomes Group CFO at Generali. Lubelli was previously the Group Head of Corporate Finance and replaces Alberto Minali who leaves the insurer.
  • Rolf Marquardt is appointed permanent CFO of Handelsbanken following his tenure as acting CFO.
  • Philip Johnson joins Hargreaves Lansdown as CFO. Johnson joins from Jupiter Asset Management where he was CFO.
  • Barry Donegan joins HSBC as CFO, Retail from GE Capital where he was Global Pricing Leader.
  • Trevor Beagrie moves internally with HSBC to become CFO for Technology. He replaces James Berry who is leaving the bank.
  • Andrew Price joins IFG Group as Group CFO. Price moves from Legal & General where he was Group Financial Controller.
  • Richard Smith joins Inflexion Capital as CFO. Smith moves from European Capital where he was Finance Director.
  • Darren Sharkey, the current Finance Director of the Old Mutual platform business, will now take on a broader remit including Intrinsic (Old Mutual Wealth’s network). He replaces outgoing Finance Director Simon Brunt.
  • Bryan Blunt moves internally within Legal & General to become Finance Director for the Retail Retirement Business (LGR). He replaces Chris Knight who also moved internally to become MD for LGR.
  • Davina Arling moves from Iron Mountain to Lonrho as Group Head of Tax.
  • Tony O’Riordan joins New Ireland Assurance as CFO. He joins from PwC where he was Head of Life Actuarial.
  • Cristina Alba Ochoa joins OakNorth Bank as CFO. She joins from GE Capital and replaces Nick Price who was interim CFO and now joins the board.
  • Tim Tookey is appointed CFO of Old Mutual. Tookey moves from the role of Non-Executive Director. In addition, Mark Satchel has also moved internally from his role as CFO in Old Mutual Wealth to become Corporate Finance Director. He will also act as deputy to Tookey.
  • Eamonn Crowley joins Permanent TSB as CFO from Bank Zachodni (Polish subsidiary of Santander) where he was CFO.
  • Damian Dunn leaves Deutsche Bank to join the Qatari Investment Authority as Head of Performance and Analysis.
  • Matt Waymark moves internally to become Head of Investor Relations at RBS. He was previously Group Head of FP&A.
  • Neil Kimberly joins Redington as Finance Director. He joins from BlueBay where he was Head of Strategic Financial Planning.
  • Brian Mulholland is appointed CFO of Redwood Bank. Mulholland was most recently the Finance Director of Coutts and Adam & Company.
  • Fernando Valenzuela joins Royal Bank of Canada in Luxembourg as CFO for Investor and Treasury Services. He was previously CFO at Mubadala GE Capital PJSC.
  • Craig Gentle moves internally at St James’s Place to become CFO. Gentle originally joined in 2016 as CRO and replaced Andrew Croft who was recently appointed CEO.
  • Stephen Jones, former CFO of Santander UK has been appointed CEO of UK Finance, the new trade association representing UK finance and banking which will fully launch next summer.
  • Louise Li moves internally at Wells Fargo to become EMEA COO. She was previously the International Tax and Change Director.
  • Roger Millay has announced his retirement from Willis Towers Watson and will leave the business in October 2017.
  • Richard Guest joins WiZink as Interim Group CFO from Metro Bank where he was Interim Finance Director. Richard was replaced by David MacLean.
  • Jo Baker joins Wonga as Group CFO. She joins from Worldpay where she was UK CFO.

EMEA Non-FS:

  • Harm Ohlmeyer moves internally at Adidas to become CFO, effective from May. He replaces Robin Stalker.
  • James Gregory joins JLL as UK CFO from Xchanging. He replaces Richard Howling who has been promoted to become UK COO.
  • Sandip Mahajan joins Mitie Group as CFO. Mahajan replaces Suzanne Baxter.
  • Roy Ellis joins Poundland as CFO. Ellis moves from GHM Store where he was Finance Director.
  • Jessica Uhl succeeds Simon Henry as CFO at Shell.
  • Kevin O’Byrne joins Sainsbury’s as CFO, replacing John Rodgers who was promoted to CEO of Home Retail Group following the completion of the acquisition. O’Bryne joins from Poundland where he was CEO.
  • Richard Harding joins Sainsbury’s as Group Treasurer, covering Sainsbury’s Group and Sainsbury’s Bank. He joins from Ulster Bank where he was Treasurer and Interim CFO.
  • Derek Harding has been appointed Group Finance Director at Shop Direct and is due to join later this year. Harding replaces Greg Pateras who moves to Matalan as COO in June.
  • Ruth Prior leaves Worldpay where she was Deputy CFO to join William Hill as CFO. She replaces Philip Bowcock who has been promoted to CEO.

APAC FS:

  • Kenneth Pang joins Commonwealth Bank of Australia as CFO, Head of Finance and Operations for Hong Kong and Japan. Pang was previously with Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking as Deputy Regional CFO.
  • Darren Ng is appointed Head of Finance, Global Consumer Financial Services at OCBC Bank. He was previously Head of Business Performance, Planning and Analysis for Global Consumer Financial Services.
  • Stanley See has been promoted to Hong Kong Head of Core Financial Control at Royal Bank of Canada, he was previously Head of Financial Accounting and Reporting.
  • Jean Fernandes is appointed CFO of Singapore at Standard Chartered. Fernandes was previously Singapore Head of Financeat the Bank and Ashish Jain has taken on this role.
  • Vinit Chauhan became Head of Projects, ITO Governance, Risk and Control at Standard Chartered. He was previously Head of Change, Finance Functions at the Bank.
  • Annapoorna Venkataramanan is appointed MD and Head of Financial Market Sales for South India and Sri Lanka at Standard Chartered, she was previously the Bank’s, Head of Financial Markets.
  • Yee Mann Hau is appointed CFO for Hong Kong at Standard Chartered, she was previously the Bank’s CFO for Shanghai.
  • Johanna Platt is appointed CFO Australia for Vanguard. She will assume this role mid-year and joins from Iron Mountain where she was CFO for Australia and New Zealand. Platt replaces Daniel Shrimski who moved internally earlier this year to Vanguard’s US based headquarters as CFO for the US Retail Investor Group.

APAC Non-FS:

  • Jackie Hu joins Alibaba Group as Investment Director from her previous position as Director of APAC Investment Banking, General Industrials team at Bank of America. Hu relocates from Hong Kong to Shanghai.
  • Dong Xin is appointed CFO of China Mobile replacing Xue Taohai.
  • Rajiv Bansal, ex-CFO of Infosys, leaves Ola (mobile app for transportation) where he was CFO.
  • V Ramakrishnan is appointed CFO of Tata Consultancy Services. He replaces Rajesh Gopinathan, who has been promoted internally to become CEO.

Audit:

  • Donna DeMaio joins AIG as Chief Auditor. DeMaio joins from UGC and replaces Martha Gallo who moves internally to become Group CIO.
  • Steve O’Regan is promoted internally at Bank of Ireland from Managing Partner leading Group Internal Audit to Group Chief Internal Auditor.
  • Julian Woodford moves internally at Aviva to become Group Chief Audit Officer. Woodford was previously Interim CFO for UK General Insurance. He replaces Paul Boyle who is retiring.
  • Carl Antrim is promoted internally at AXA UK to become Director, Group Internal Audit for UK and Ireland. He was previously Audit Principal for its Retail Insurance and Health business.
  • Andy Dawson joins Cabot Financial as Head of Internal Audit. He joins from Chubb Insurance where he was International Audit Manager.
  • Mary McNiff is stepping up to replace Mark Carawan as Chief Auditor at Citi. McNiff previously ran audit for LATAM.
  • David Fineberg joins Euroclear as Chief Internal Auditor. David was previously a Director in KPMG’s financial services internal audit practice.
  • Mark Filby joins Experian as UK, EMEA and APAC Head of Audit. He joins from Imperial Brands where he was Director of Internal Audit.
  • Mark Gotts joins Fidelity as Global Head of Internal Audit. He joins from Goldman Sachs where he was Head of Audit for Investment Management and Realty Management Division.
  • Kandance Heck joins US Bank as Chief Audit Executive from Northern Trust. Heck replaces Mark Sparano.
  • Burak Özen moves internally with VTB Capital to become Head of UK and International Audit from his previous role as Deputy Head of Global Internal Audit.

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