Stay up-to-date with the movers and shakers in the tax sector. Here are the key movements in March 2019:
LONDON AND CITY
EY has appointed Andy Baldwin as the next EY global managing partner – client service, effective from 1st July 2019; leading the go-to-market and client activities. Baldwin succeedsCarmine Di Sibio, who will now become the next EY global chairman and CEO on 1st July 2019.
Cooper Parry has taken on a new workspace in London, based at WeWork in Moor Place.
Wilkins Kennedy has appointed Phil Clark (ex-Moore Stephens) who brings with him more than 35 years’ accountancy experience to head up the arts and media team based in London.
Wilkins Kennedy have also moved its London office location to Regis House, 45 King William Street, EC4R 9AN.
Hentons has merged with C.C.Panayi & Co LLP, specialists in the entertainment sector, to form Hentons Panayi, based in Camden Town.
Grunberg & Co has appointed Rohan Mehra as a trainee in the tax team, who has a background in electronic engineering.
Baldwins has appointed Richard Clutterbuck as an Employment Tax director in the South Molton office. Meanwhile, senior managers Sean Smith, Pete McMillan and Russell Frayne have all been promoted to Associate Director in the South Molton office.
Baldwins has promoted Ben Sharland from office manager to Associate Director in the Tavistock office.
MIDLANDS AND THE EAST
KPMG has appointed Peter Workman from PwC as a partner in the firm’s legal services hub in the Midlands. He joins to lead a team of nine business structuring and transactions lawyers in the Midlands specialising in domestic and cross-border group reorganisations and business structuring activity as well as M&A and transactions.
CFW Chartered Accountants has promoted Kim Parry to equity partner who specialises in audit, company formations, new business start-ups and trust taxation.
MHA Moore and Smalley has announced the appointment of Sue Buckingham as a tax specialist in the private client team based in Preston.
YORKSHIRE AND HUMBER
Garbutt & Elliott has recruited Becky Maguire as a business tax partner from PwC to lead the delivery of tax services to businesses ranging from owner managed to the largest listed companies throughout the region.
Naylor Wintersgill has opened an office in Leeds based on Park Row.
PwC Channel Islands has announced that Charlotte Beattie has re-joined PwC in a senior management role in tax, based in Guernsey providing UK and international tax advice to businesses and leading restructuring projects with a recent focus in leading Brexit tax projects for financial services businesses and the Fintech sector. Gerlind Smith also joins PwC Jersey as Human Capital Director from Johannesburg.
Alvarez & Marsal has appointed Yvette Chan to Managing Director, based in Hong Kong, to lead the Asia M&A tax advisory practice. Prior to joining A&M, Chan was with KPMG in London and Hong Kong, where she most recently served as a partner in the M&A tax team in the Hong Kong office. Meanwhile, Richard Chen in Singapore and Colin Gater in Hong Kong have been promoted to managing director.
COMMERCE & INDUSTRY
McDermott has joined Monzo Bank from Smith & Nephew as Head of Tax.
Caroline Hlahla has joined SoftBank Investment Advisers from Electra Private Equity, she is now VP Global Tax.
Hilton have appointed Chris Thurston, who joins from Mothercare, as UK Tax Director.