JAMES Cowper Kreston has made a series of promotions.
The Top 50+50 Thames Valley-based firm of accountants and business advisers made the promotions as part of its ongoing growth and development of the firm’s talent.
Key among the rising stars are private client director Stephen Barratt, who is elevated to partner, while business tax director Alex Nicholson also makes partner.
Five others become director and three manager.
Manging partner, Robert Holland, said: “The promotions come at a time when we are looking to significantly expand our Oxford and Southampton offices, and develop further our award-winning tax teams. They are a key element in helping us achieve these ambitions and fulfil our commitment to developing our people to their maximum potential.”
Richard Oddy, Casper Kaars Sijpesteijn and Rory Goldthorpe have been appointed to senior roles in key sectors of high growth, with a further 17 junior and experienced hires
Adrian Hyde, a partner at CVR Global, has been appointed as the new president for a year-long term, effective 21 April this year
Richard White, Nicola Westbrooke and Richard Ross all join from KPMG, where they oversaw the real estate tax practice
Sheryl Davis joins the firm's High Wycombe office from Barnes Roffe