CFO appointments at EMI, UKI Partnerships and Dynavax
EMI Group, the music publishing and recording company, has appointed Martin Stewart as its new CFO. Stewart joins the company from BSkyB where he was also CFO. He replaces Roger Faxon who will return to New York to work in EMI's music publishing division as chief operating officer. Peter Bole is the new director of finance at UKI Partnerships, the UK motoring assistance and insurance company. He was previously director of group corporate finance at the Royal Bank of Scotland, of which UKI Partnerships is a part. Prior to that Bole was an investment director with Standard Life Investments and a chartered accountant in corporate finance with Deloitte.
And finally, Deborah Smeltzer has been appointed to her first CFO post at US biotechnology company Dynavax Technologies. She was previously vice president and general manager of the genetic analysis business of Applied Biosystems.