Duncan Tait has been promoted to the role of chief executive for the UK & Ireland at the IT services company, rising from managing director of Fujitsu’s private sector business. Tait succeeds Roger Gilbert, who steps down to executive chairman of the UK and Ireland, and his focus will be developing the company’s expertise in Cloud storage and delivery. His appointment follows client wins and contract extensions with Whitbread, Shell and Stagecoach.
COMPACT MEDIA GROUP
The Lyceum Capital portfolio company has confirmed Warren Newbert as its new finance director. Newbert joins CMG from BBC Studios and Post Production, a commercial subsidiary of the BBC responsible for studio facilities at BBC Television Centre and Elstree.
Tim Skeet has been appointed as managing director for debt capital markets at the bank’s financial institutions group. Skeet, who will report to Gordon Taylor, head of northern Europe financial institutions origination, moves from the position of senior adviser to the International Capital Markets Association.
Fiona Sheerin has been confirmed as associate director to HSBC’s African team within its private banking division. Sheerin joins from Barclays Wealth where she was assistant vice president, private banker.
The AIM traded provider of online personal health services has appointed Fergus Kee as executive chairman, with immediate effect. Kee will invest £200,000 in Fitbug, bringing his stake in the company to 28.5 per cent.
Old Mutual Asset Managers has confirmed the appointment of Jenny Segal as head of institutional business, where she will lead the savings group’s institutional sales and client services team. Segal joins from Alliance Bernstein, where she was senior vice president, institutional business.
SALAMANCA RISK MANAGEMENT
The risk management consultancy has appointed Ed Butler as executive chairman. Butler was formerly chief executive of a boutique risk consultancy.
The private hospital group has appointed Gary Watts as executive chairman and Rob Roger as chief executive of the company, effective from 1 May.