City Moves for 24 March 2017 - who's switching jobs at Graze, EY and DueDil

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Today's City Moves cover snack specialists, accounting and business intelligence. Take a look at these movers and shakers:


Healthy snack group Graze has appointed Louise Patterson as chief people officer. Louise joins from Camelot, a fast moving-games business, where she helped the business adapt to a multichannel strategy during her time there. She has a range of experience at international consumer goods companies, including PepsiCo, Findus, and Young’s Seafood. In her new role as chief people officer, Louise will continue to develop Graze’s unique innovative and entrepreneurial culture to keep the business at the forefront of the healthy eating industry as it rapidly scales in both the UK and the US. Graze has also appointed Mark Wood as chief technology officer. Mark will be responsible for driving technology focused initiatives across the business, both at the front-end and within Graze’s factories. He will draw on his wealth of e-commerce experience to propel the tech-focused vision of the company forwards, having driven development via a number of tech platforms at companies including rapid-growth business Betfair, one of the largest online gambling operators in the UK. He also previously worked as chief technology officer at MyOptique Group, Europe’s largest optical retailer, and AlexandAlexa, a leading e-tailer specialising in children’s fashion and homeware.


EY has appointed Dennis Layton as EY global deputy leader of people advisory services (PAS), effective 1 April. Based in London, Dennis will be responsible for driving the success of the EY PAS strategy that contributes to Vision 2020 and its objective to make EY the leading global professional services organisation by 2020. He joins EY from McKinsey & Company, where he was the leader of its practice in the UK and Ireland and a leader of the EMEA performance transformation practice. In these roles, Dennis helped industry-leading technology, financial services, defence and health care companies achieve improvements in their financial performance and he also developed the firm’s cybersecurity assessment model.


DueDil, the company information platform, has appointed Alan Millard as chairman of the company’s board, with immediate effect. Alan’s strong financial services experience is set to help DueDil grow its business in the financial services sector. Additionally, as chairman, he will be responsible for guiding the company through its European and global expansion plans. Also a consultant for Table Group, Alan works with CEOs and executive teams across a wide variety of sectors and companies, including; IBM, JP Morgan and GSK. Prior to the Table Group, Alan was the COO of Hiscox UK and chairman and CEO of the subsidiary, Hiscox Underwriting. While at Hiscox, Alan improved profit margins and ran the 2020 strategy.

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