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Amor Group
The business technology solutions company has appointed Joe Harley as a strategic adviser. He retired from the Civil Service earlier this year, and was most recently the UK Government chief information officer, and also served as chief information officer at the Department of Work and Pensions. Harley will also sit on Amor’s board of directors.

City University
Professor John Fothergill has been appointed pro vice-chancellor for research and enterprise at the London university. He joins from the University of Leicester, where he was head of engineering. Fothergill is an electrical engineering graduate, and also a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Aspect Software
Stewart Bloom has been appointed chief executive of the software firm, effective immediately. He was most recently chief executive of Escalate Retail, the e-commerce software business, prior to its acquisition by RedPrairie. Bloom has also served as vice president, Americas technology, at Capgemini, and chief executive of GERS Retail Services.

The recruitment consultancy has appointed Daley Pritchard as director of its new non-core banking and financial services division. He joins after several years founding start-ups in the risk management and technology sectors.

Lester Aldridge
The law firm has appointed Ian White as its head of marketing. He joins from the niche employment practice, Doyle Clayton, where he also worked in its marketing department. In his new role, White will be responsible for managing Lester Aldridge’s marketing and business development activities.
The social games company has appointed Rob Miller as its chief legal officer. He joins from LivingSocial, the e-commerce firm, where he was its head of legal. Miller was also previously general counsel at Skype, where he was a member of the executive team that negotiated major commercial partnerships with Google, Sony and Hutchinson Whampoa.

The industrial oil refining group has appointed Alan Carruthers to its board as a non-executive director. He has over 27 years’ experience in financial services, and was global head of equities at Cazenove from 2003 to 2010.