Stuart Jackson has been appointed chief financial officer reporting of business communications company Colt. He will join the firm on 7 September 2009 from Acergy, the offshore engineering and construction contractor where he has been CFO for more than six years. He replaces Tony Bates, Colt’s chief operating officer who has also been acting as CFO.
Heath Drewett has been appointed group finance director of WS Atkins. He officially takes over from Robert MacLeod on 19 June 2009. Drewett was most recently head of business performance at British Airways.
Peter Joy has been appointed finance director of investment banking business Blue Oar.
David Auger has resigned as chief financial officer of ATM company Cashbox. A permanent replacement has yet to be found.
Peter Burmeister has been appointed chief financial officer of broadband telecommunications company Fastweb. He replaces Mario Rossi and will take up his role in Italy on 1 July 2009.
David Williams has been appointed group finance director of property developer Eatonfield.Andrew Westenberger has been appointed group finance director of Evolution, the investment bank and private client investment management group. Westenberger was most recently a managing director at Barclays Capital.Charles Carter has resigned as chief financial officer of Arawak Energy following the company’s acquisition by Rosco, a subsidiary of the Vitol group of companies. Carter, who was appointed chief financial officer in 2004, will join Vitol. Simon Blaydes, currently deputy CFO based in Almaty, Kazakhstan, will assume the role of CFO.
Julia Wilson, the group finance director at private equity firm 3i, has started her maternity leave. Her responsibilities are currently being management by Ian Nolan, a member of the group’s management committee and chief investment officer, and by Stephen Halliwell, the chief financial officer of 3i’s Infrastructure business.