Here is a summary of this week's senior appointments from the news. We monitor company activity for senior financial and board level moves. This week featuring Moneysupermarket, William Hill, and Compass.
Online price comparison group Moneysupermarket said chief executive Mark Lewis planned to stand down to 'pursue his career in a new direction'. No departure date had yet been agreed and Lewis, who took the reins three years ago, indicated that he wanted to ensure a smooth transition to his successor.
Gambling company William Hill said it had appointed Adrian Marsh as its new chief financial officer. Marsh was currently CFO of packaging company DS Smith. He was replacing Ruth Prior, whose departure from William Hill was announced last month. DS Smith said a process to find Marsh's successor was now underway. Marsh had a 12-month notice period and both companies said further updates on the timing of his job transition would be made in due course. (more)
Foodservice giant Compass has made three new appointments to its executive team including naming Charlie Brown as managing director of its education arm Chartwells. Financial controller Sarah Sergeant has been promoted to finance director; she takes the role from interim finance director Kate Dunham. Sergeant has been with the firm for over 12 years and was the company’s chief financial officer in Asia Pacific.
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