BDO has appointed two new partners to the firm, bringing the total number of partners hired this financial year to 25.
Duncan Lamb joins BDO’s corporate finance team in Reading following 19 years at Grant Thornton. While specialising in mergers and acquisitions with a focus on private equity, Lamb also has experience in the technology sector.
Colin Haig joins the business restructuring team in London from KPMG. He has 30 years’ experience working with mid-market businesses, large corporates and public sector organisations with regard to administrations, liquidations and restructuring solutions.
Managing partner at BDO Paul Eagland said: “I take pride in that we continue to attract top quality advisers to our firm. The 25 partner appointments are reflective of our own growth ambitions, as well as those of the businesses we work with.
“Our clients want to work with commercial, like-minded people. Duncan and Colin have significant experience in helping businesses survive and thrive in uncertain times, and I welcome them both to our expanding team.”
BDO targeted the appointment of 25 new partners by the end of financial year 2016-17. Nine of the 25 appointments have been internal promotions, with the remaining 18 partners joining from competitor firms.
Richard Cameron-Williams, who joined RGL on the graduate programme in September 2005, has been appointed partner with effect from April 1
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