NewMedia SPARK Plc, which in September acquired NewMedia Investors (see EVCJ October 2000, p12), has appointed Bruno Delacave as director of the company and chief financial officer.
Delacave was only recently appointed as senior adviser at NMI (see EVCJ September 2000, p36), following a stint as finance director of British Interactive Broadcasting (Open).
Prior to Open, Bruno worked for Marcuard Cook & Cie.A Bank where he was involved in growing the private banking group through fund management, M&A and client services. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young and worked for Ernst & Young Corporate Finance in Europe and the US.
Commenting on the appointment, Mike Whitaker, CEO of NewMedia SPARK said: “Following our acquisition of NewMedia Investors, SPARK is further strengthening its board to better serve the existing business and allow for continued growth. We are delighted to have
been able to attract a CFO of Bruno’s experience and reputation and welcome him to our team.”