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 Uberall, TGI Fridays, and Skyscanner
Uberall, the ‘Near Me’ Brand Experience agency, has hired Fabrice Lévy as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Operations. Uberall empowers some of the world’s biggest brands to deliver a memorable ‘Near Me’ Brand Experiences, consisting of all the online touchpoints that a consumer has with the local outlets of a brand, from finding, persuading, buying and recommending, to returning as a regular customer. Lévy has over 20 years in financial and client-based roles within the fintech and SaaS industries, and joins Uberall from US-headquartered cloud treasury and finance solution company Kyriba, where he was CFO and EVP Operations.
TGI Fridays UK has appointed Alan Clark to the post of Chief Financial Officer, who will be joining the new leadership team. The group executive team underwent several changes towards the end of 2019 and start of 2020, spearheaded by the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, Robert B. Cook. Prior to joining TGI Fridays UK, Cook was CEO UK and a board member at Virgin Active. A well-known figure and veteran of the UK Hotel sector, Cook is a Master Innholder and a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality with many years of expertise within the consumer leisure industry.
Leading travel platform Skyscanner has announced the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer. Kris Beyens will replace outbound CFO Colin McLellan, who is departing at the end of March after seven years at the business. Prior to Skyscanner, Beyens held executive roles at eBay, including VP&COO of eBay EMEA and as CFO for eBay International. He also spent 13 years in finance roles at General Electric, spanning business like GE Industrial Systems and GE Healthcare. CEO Bryan Dove said: “Kris brings to the team a deep marketplace understanding coupled with impressive international experience. We’re delighted to welcome Kris to Skyscanner: we have an ambitious and bold strategy as the sector leader, and Kris will play a key role in helping us to accelerate towards our goals.”
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