A senior manager from EY has been appointed at UHY Hacker Young as an audit partner.
Max Paterson has joined the Manchester office in the audit department for UHY Hacker Young after 12 years in EY’s audit team. Paterson has over 16 years’ experience in audit where he has managed clients with a focus on entrepreneurial, listed and international businesses.
Mike Wasinski, managing partner at UHY Hacker Young, Manchester, said: “We are very pleased to have added Max to the practice. He brings with him a wealth of expertise, enthusiasm and commerciality, and will be an excellent fit within our team.
Paterson will increase the audit offering and assist in the firm’s current rate of growth in the North West.
Wasinski continued: “The size and ambition of our network enables us to attract some of the very best talent, which is vital to our longer-term succession planning.”
Max Paterson commented: “This is a great move and a fantastic promotion for me. I was attracted to UHY’s unique offering of operating with a local firm personal approach but with the invaluable benefit of an international network. I am very much looking forward to working with Mike and the rest of the team.”
The news comes as UHY Hacker Young has appointed a new partner in its London office. The firm currently has over 100 partners across 27 locations across the UK.
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
The appointments have been made across the VAT, audit and international tax teams