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David Thomas has been appointed group finance director of Barratt Developments. His appointment is effective from 21 July 2009. Thomas replaces Mark Pain.

Bruce Tanner has been appointed finance director of Petmin. He joined the mining company in 2005 as group financial manager and CFO.

Frank Gernon, the finance director of fresh produce group Total Produce, has been appointed director of financial strategy and development. Frank Davis, the current chief financial officer and company secretary, will become finance director while Marie Reid will take over as company secretary.

Linda Naylor has been appointed finance director of Chaarat Gold Holdings. Naylor is previously a partner of Grant Thornton UK.

Michael John Quayle has been appointed finance director of Parkwood Holdings, the specialist support services group. He joins the company from European Colour where he was FD and company secretary.

Itay Koppel has been appointed chief financial officer of Queenco Leisure International. Koppel will join the emerging markets developer, operator and owner of entertainment centres, casinos and leisure resorts on 1 August 2009. He was previously CFO of Aura Investments.

David Marson has been appointed finance director of AFC Energy. Marson has been working with the low-cost alkali fuel cell company since November 2008 as a financial management consultant.

James Wheaton has resigned as group finance director of information technology firm BSG.

Stephen Morgan has resigned as finance director and company secretary of property investment company Hawtin. Nicola Crickmore has been appointed company secretary and financial controller.

Ben Clube has been appointed finance director of oil and gas company Oilex. Clube has been chief finance and commercial officer since July 2008.

Jack Fraser, the finance director of Travelzest, has been appointed group chief operating officer.

Siobhan Talbot has been appointed group finance director of Glanbia. She replaces Geoff Meagher, who has retired. Talbot has been with the dairy food group since 1992 and was most recently deputy group FD.

Duncan Neale has resigned as finance director of internet technology services company Avisen.

Benjamin Meuli has been appointed chief financial officer of Catlin. He replaces Christopeher Stooke, who resigned from the property/casualty insurer and reinsurer earlier in the year. Meuli served as chief investment officer and a member of the executive board of Swiss Re from 2004 to 2008.

Simon Melling, finance director of Cenkos Securities, has been appointed chief executive of the company. He replaces Andy Stewart, who has become executive deputy chairman. Calvin Gregory-Lilley, the current financial controller, will be appointed CFO.

Guy Leech has resigned as group finance director of treasury holdings at Real Estate Opportunities. He has been replaced in the role at the property company by Peter Byers, who was previously group FD of Heiton.

Stephen Callen has been appointed finance director of Talent. The company produces a wide range of entertainment and factual programming for broadcasters around the world.

Rob Perrins, the finance director of Berkeley, has been appointed group managing director of the development company. He replaces Tony Pidgley, who has become chairman of the company following Victoria Mitchell’s resignation. Nick Simpkin will be the new FD.

Paul Thomas has resigned as group finance director of Premier Foods. He will present the interim results on 5 August 2009 and will step down shortly afterwards.

David Lowe has resigned as finance director of Daniel Thwaites. He will step down from the board of the brewer and pub retailer on 28 August 2009.Keith Sadler has been appointed finance director and company secretary of Digital Marketing. He was most recently group FD and chief executive of SPG Media. Sadler replaces Greg Minns, who was in the FD and company secretary roles in an interim capacity.

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