Career Moves this week: 21 December 2016
Your weekly round-up of the CAs and other business professionals moving into new roles.
New roles for two CAs at Henderson Loggie
Brian qualified as a CA in 2007 with French Duncan and has specialised in forensic accounting for over eight years. He joined Henderson Loggie in 2008 and is one of the firm's authorised Expert Witnesses, experienced in business valuations, personal injury claims, commercial disputes, loss of profit, professional negligence and fraud.
Henderson Loggie has also announced that Greig Rowand CA will succeed Frank McMorow as Head of Forensic in the firm. Rod Mathers has also been appointed Head of Corporate Finance.
Chairman Alan Davis said: “Our specialist forensic team has earned its place as the market leader in providing services to solicitors and Counsel throughout Scotland.
"Brian has worked closely with Frank and Greig for over eight years. Both Greig and Brian are well known in our key market of civil litigation support in the Scottish Courts.”
Jenny Chu CA moves to Innovate Finance
KPMG appoints new Regional Chair in the Midlands
KPMG has appointed Karl Edge, current Senior Partner for KPMG Milton Keynes and Watford, as its new regional chair for the firm’s Midlands practice.
He succeeds Mike Steventon, who is moving to lead the firm’s public sector and healthcare practice nationally.
Karl is a chartered accountant and spent 22 years in the firm's Birmingham office as Partner before moving to take on the reins for Milton Keynes and Watford three years ago.
He said: “I am confident that we will continue to bring value to our clients across all areas of our business, particularly as devolution starts to reshape our regional economies and as we start to see how Brexit plays out.
"Under Mike’s guidance, our regional business has grown and won a number of impressive new clients in recent years. We will build on this by continuing to invest in the local market place as we see demand increase for our services.”
Ben McDonald will replace Karl as Senior Partner in January 2017.
Marks & Spencer Group Chairman to retire
Marks and Spencer Group Chairman Robert Swannell has announced his plans to retire in 2017.
Robert joined the retail group in 2010 as a Non-Executive Director and was promoted to Chairman the next year. He formerly spent 30 years in investment banking with Schroders/Citigroup and was Chairman of Citi’s European Investment Bank and Vice-Chairman of Citi Europe.
Speaking of the change, Robert said: “A year ago we chose Steve Rowe as our Chief Executive. Steve completed a thorough analysis of the business and developed a detailed plan to build a simpler and more relevant M&S.
“This plan is now underway and I feel that it is the right time for the business to look for a new Chairman. It is a real privilege to chair this iconic company and I will continue to do so until my successor is in place.”
New Managing Director at Intermediate Capital Group
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