Career Moves this week 4 October 2017

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By Eleanor O'Neill, CA Today

4 October 2017

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

Ross Paterson CA named Non-Executive Director of Unite

Ross Paterson CA has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of student accommodation provider Unite Group. He also currently operates as Finance Director of Stagecoach Group.

Ross is an expert in complex operational finance and is a Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair at Virgin Rail Group Holdings Limited. He qualified as a CA with Arthur Andersen in 1996 and sits on the ICAS Business Policy Committee.

He said: "Unite Group has a strong track record in a fast-growing industry. I am excited to be joining the Board of Unite as it looks to build further on its success to date."

Jawad Khokhar CA joins Visa Europe as Senior Audit Manager

Jawad Khokhar CA has moved to Visa Europe to take the position of Senior Audit Manager.

Previously, Jawad spent two years at Standard Chartered Bank as an Audit Manager in the Financial Markets team. He qualified as a CA in 2017 with EY, having been with the firm for seven years, most recently as an Executive in the Financial Services Advisory team.

Mobeus announces new appointments in portfolio management

Mobeus Equity Partners have hired Ed Wass and Jane Reoch CA to their portfolio management team as part of an expansion initiative.

Jane qualified as a CA in 2005 and joins Mobeus from Panoramic Growth Equity where she was an Investment Director. Ed was previously Chief Investment Officer at Catapult Ventures.

Clive Austin, Partner at Mobeus Equity Partners, commented: “We are delighted to be joined by seasoned investors Jane and Ed. They bring a very broad range of experience which enables us to deploy the right specialist partner for each business, as our portfolio continues to grow and diversify.”

Crowe Horwath International appoints new CEO

David Mellor has been announced as the new CEO of Crowe Horwath International.

He joins the firm from Crowe Clark Whitehill, an independent member of Crowe Horwath International and an LLP, where he has been CEO for four years. Prior to his time with that firm, he worked with PKF International and KPMG. David is an ICAEW chartered accountant.

He said: “It is a privilege to have the confidence of the Board of Directors and be selected. Crowe Horwath is a network which distinguishes itself in the market by bringing smart decisions that deliver lasting value to clients, talent and the communities where we live and work.”

JP Morgan names new Chief Executive (EMEA)

Vis Raghavan has been promoted to the role of Chief Executive for Europe, Middle East and Africa at JP Morgan.

He joined the company from Lehman Brothers in 2000 and has most recently been operating as Deputy CEO for the EMEA business.

Vis is also expected to be appointed as CEO of JP Morgan Securities plc.

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