BERKELEY GROUP | FINANCE CHIEF EXITS
Berkeley Group yesterday said finance director Nick Simpkin had left the board with immediate effect after five years in the role. Ben Marks, financial controller, who has been with group for 10 years will be working closely with Rob Perrins, group managing director, to manage financial function pending recruitment of a new finance director.
DOMINO’S PIZZA | APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR
Domino's Pizza Group named the former president of Burger King for Europe, middle East and Africa Kevin Higgins as non-executive director yesterday. Higgins has also worked for Pepsico Restaurant and Mars in the UK and US. He also worked as a managing director at Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell owner Yum! Brands for many years.
ATLAS MARA | HIRES ARINA MCDONALD
Bob Diamond’s African banking venture Atlas Mara yesterday hired Arina McDonald as chief finance officer. She had been in charge of finance for Standard Bank, a big player in South Africa. Atlas Mara is Diamond’s latest venture, set up to make the most of the opportunities to create a modern bank across the continent, after he was pushed out as boss of Barclays.