Miguel Perry has resigned as chief financial officer of Eurasian Natural Resources. He will leave the company on 30 June 2009.
Mark Sinclair has been appointed chief financial officer of property investment company Raven Russia. Sinclair joined the group in June 2006 as finance director of Raven Russia Property Management, the property adviser to Raven Russia. He became a senior member of the Raven Russia finance team in November 2008. Rolf Steinemann has resigned as group chief financial officer of aluminium producer Vimetco. Marian Nastase, currently Vimetco’s country manager for Romania, has been appointed interim CFO.
John Lomer has voluntarily stood down temporarily from his post of Thomas Walker group finance director. Lomer is seeking to acquire one of the company’s trading subsidiaries and is stepping aside in order to avoid any possible conflicts of interest.
Alex Maby has been appointed finance director and company secretary of H&T. He replaces Laurent Genthialon .
Robert Porter has resigned as group finance director of Hartest Holdings, the supplier of specialist instrumentation and medical equipment. Other members of the senior management team, including the chairman and company secretary, have also stepped down from their posts. The board of the company has announced a restructuring, intended to accommodate the changing focus of its operations and reduce central costs.
Tidjane Thiam, chief financial officer of Prudential, has been appointed chief executive of the insurer. He replaces Mark Tucker, who will step down from the role on 30 September 2009. Thiam joined the Pru in March 2008 from Aviva.
John Wall has resigned as finance director of Thorntons. He will leave the confectionary company on 30 January 2010.
Jonathan Westhoff has been appointed group finance director of the West Bromwich Building Society. Westhoff, who has been the FD of Newcastle Building Society since 2007, will succeed Gary Cowdrill, who announced his early retirement in December 2008. Westhoff has been replaced at Newcastle Building Society on an interim basis by Angela Russell, the current deputy FD of the organisation.
Mike Brown, currently Nedbank chief financial officer, has been appointed chief executive officer designate of the 55 per cent-owned South African banking subsidiary of Old Mutual. He will start his new role when current CEO Tom Boardman retires in February 2010.
Damien Murray has resigned as chief financial officer of support services provider Newcourt. It follows the disposal of a significant part of the student accommodation business and Sigmar Aviation. Ger Lynch, group financial controller, and director Philip Sykes will oversee Newcourt’s finance function.