PWC is to be appointed auditor of Glasgow-based FTSE 250 engineering firm Weir Group at its 2016 AGM at the end of the month.
PwC will audit the company’s statements for the financial year commencing 2 January 2016 onwards.
Weir’s most recent annual report for 2015 showed the audit and associated work was worth a total of £1.7m in fees to previous incumbent EY.
Recent audit wins for PwC include London-listed natural sweetener producer PureCircle.
Andrew Howson joins the firm from EY, bringing experience in advising private equity and corporate clients across multiple sectors in the UK and Europe
Dennis Layton takes up the position on April 1 and will contribute to the firm’s goal of becoming the leading global professional services organisation by 2020
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon
Brian Burke, business development director, has moved within the firm to 'develop Quantuma’s networks with Sussex professional firms'