BDO has appointed a new lead partner for to oversee its operations in the north west of the country.
Ed Dwan, who has been at the firm for eight years, will hold responsibility for the 330-strong Manchester and Liverpool offices.
Having headed up the national tax risk consultancy team, Dwan’s primary experience has been working with multinational corporates typically ranging from £100m turnover to FTSE clients. He started his career with HMRC.
He will be responsible for providing the “future strategy and vision” for BDO in the region as it invests in digital transformation and developing the next generation of talent moving up the ranks within the firm.
Dwan said: “It was the calibre and diversity of the firm’s talent that really attracted me to this post. Ensuring we recruit and develop the best people will remain my priority.
“I’m proud of BDO’s position in the market. We have a firm focus on innovation to reflect the changing business backdrop for our clients and will continue to focus on serving the North West’s vibrant mid-market.”
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