The British Telecoms testing provider Spirent Communications PLC has announced that it has roped in Paula Bell of John Menzies PLC as its new Chief Financial Officer. The appointment will be effective from September 5.
Bell will be relieved from the duties at John Menzies at the end of July. She joined John Menzies in 2013. At Spirent, Bell will replace Rachel Whiting as CFO. Rachel had informed the board of her intention to retire in November last year.
Prior to joining John Menzies, Bell held several senior finance positions in both publicly-listed and privately-held companies. She was Group Finance Director of Ricardo PLC, and held senior finance leadership roles at organizations such as BAA PLC, AWG PLC, and Roll Royce PLC.