Chartered accountant joins Webber's RUG

Richard Hennessy has joined Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group (RUG) as CFO. Hennessy, a chartered accountant, comes to the London-based entertainment group from HSBC Bank, where he has been CFO since 1996.

In his new role, he reports to RUG CEO Bill Taylor. Hennessy succeeds Jonathan Wheeldon, who has exited.