Career Moves this week: 28 February 2018

By CA Today

28 February 2018

Your weekly round-up of the CAs and other business professionals moving into new roles.

Brendan Waters CA named as CFO of design company

Wilson Design Source Supply, a global design, source and supply specialist, has named Brendan Waters CA as CFO.

Brendan joins the company after four years at Dog Digital, where he was the CFO.

After qualifying in 2000, Brendan has held the roles of Director of Corporate Finance for Johnston Carmichael and Finance Director at Fan Duel, the world's largest fantasy sports game.

Hampshire Trust Bank appoints new CRO

Hampshire Trust Bank has announced the appointment of Clive Gavin as Chief Risk Officer, following regulatory approval.

Clive, who joined Hampshire Trust Bank on an interim basis in May 2017, spent 36 years at RBS in a variety of roles.

More recently he spent time at Shawbrook Bank assisting them in upgrading their Risk Management and Risk Appetite Frameworks and Aldermore Bank as Interim Head of Enterprise Risk.

Mark Sismey-Durrant, Chief Executive Officer at Hampshire Trust Bank, said: “We are building a bank to be proud of and as part of this we ensure we employ experts in their fields. Clive has a broad range of experience in banking and risk and is a valuable addition to our senior Executive team. We are delighted to be able to confirm that he is now with us on a permanent basis."

New Life Science Leader named at JLT

Global specialist risk advisor and broker JLT Specialty has appointed Luigi Koch to lead company’s Life Science division focussing on pan-European strategies.

Luigi has more than 35 years experience in the insurance industry, having lead the European Life Science Practice at Swiss Re and Marsh.

Simon Delchar, CEO of JLT Specialty Property and Casualty, said: "This key hire reaffirms our strong commitment to the Life Science sector, which has been a major area of JLT specialism for many years. It continues our strategy of providing highly specialised resource to support clients wherever and whenever they need us."

Petroleum Equity announces new CFO

Lakhbir Sandhu has been named CFO of Petroleum Equity.

Lakhbir joins the firm from risk management company Contego Fraud Solutions, where he held the position of CFO.

Prior to this he spent time at Goldman Sachs and Barclays Capital.

GoCompare brings on ex-Facebook Director

GoCompare, the comparison website, has announced that Joe Hurd will join the company as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

He joins the company from Facebook, where he spent two years as Director of Emerging Business.

Joe is also the former Senior Director, Export Promotion and Trade Policy for the International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

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