Joan Costa, the chairman of Ernst &
Young’s Spanish firm, Abogados has quit to join opposition political party
Partido Popular as its strategic co-ordinator
for the next general election.
Víctor Gómez de la Cruz, the firm’s managing partner, has taken over from
Costa joined E&Y in 1990, but spent much of that time in government,
including cabinet roles as minister for science and technology, as well as
secretary of state for business and tourism.
E&Y Abogados is the tenth-largest firm in Spain with a turnover of
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'