UHY HACKER YOUNG, the national accountancy group, has named Chris Smith as a new partner in its London office.
Smith has an in-depth knowledge of the fast growing media, professional services, travel and consumer product sectors and has a keen focus on owner managed and entrepreneurial businesses, the Top 50+50 firm said.
Prior to joining UHY Hacker Young, he was audit partner for Barnes Roffe in the West London office, where he was responsible for advising owner managers and entrepreneurs.
For 13 years, Smith was the audit senior manager in the London middle markets team for KPMG.
Laurence Sacker, managing partner of UHY Hacker Young, said: “We are very pleased to have Chris join us at UHY Hacker Young’s London office. There are real synergies with Chris’ sector specialisms and our existing industry strengths from our London office. Chris will also be helping to drive our cloud accounting offering to our existing and prospective clients”.
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