Career Moves this week: 15 March 2017

By Andrew Harbison, CA Today

15 March 2017

Your weekly round-up of the CAs and other business professionals moving into new roles.

Clive Bellingham CA re-elected to PwC Global Board

Clive Bellingham has been re-elected to the PwC Global Board as the representative for Switzerland.

Clive is a Partner at PwC, where his leadership roles take him to all parts of the world. As a member of PwC’s Global Board, Clive contributes to the governance and oversight of a network that covers more than 150 countries.

He is part of the global leadership team for the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. He is also global relationship partner for a number of multinational clients.

Clive joined PwC in Glasgow in 1984 after qualifying as a CA with Bird Simpson & Co in Dundee. Since then, he has worked for PwC in Scotland, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland, where Clive has been resident since 1987.

Stuart Watson CA to retire

Suzanne Robinson will replace the retiring Stuart Watson CA as managing partner for EY’s Yorkshire and Humberside region.

Suzanne has been a partner at the Big Four firm since 1993 and currently leads the Financial Accounting Advisory Services team across the north of England and Scotland.

Henderson Loggie appoints new Director

Corporate tax specialist Barbara Walton has been promoted to Director, heading up Henderson Loggie’s Life Sciences division.

Commenting on her appointment Barbara said: “Life sciences firms often move into international markets at a relatively early stage. It is essential that they understand the tax implications of each business model open to them as they expand their operations.”

Barbara joined the accountancy firm from KPMG where she held the position of Senior Tax Partner.

Alan Davis, Henderson Loggie chair, said: “Barbara’s promotion reflects her considerable expertise and track record in advising companies of all sizes as they tackle the various stages of growth. The move marks a turning point in the development of Henderson Loggie’s sector specialist strategy and will strengthen our presence in the life sciences market.”

FRC announces board appointment

The Financial Reporting Council has announced the appointment of Mark Zinkula to its board.

Mark, who will take the place of Elizabeth Corley, is CEO Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) and a director of Legal & General Plc.

Sir Win Bischoff, Chairman of the FRC, said: “I am delighted that Mark will join the FRC Board. His wealth of experience in a wide area of asset classes will be beneficial to the Board and the FRC’s mission to foster investment in the public interest. As CEO of a global asset management business, he will deepen the FRC’s insight into the needs of investors wherever they are based.”

Stuart Warriner joins board of The Works

Discount retailer The Works has announced Stuart Warriner will join its board as a non-executive director.

Stuart spent more than 30 years with Big Four firm PwC where he held the role of Corporate Finance partner from 1998 to 2016.

Quoted in the Retail Gazette, Dean Hoyle, Chairman of The Works, said: “Stuart is a highly respected corporate finance specialist. His decision to join The Works is a real coup for us and is testament to the strength and continued growth potential of this business.”

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