Atkinson, who will formally take over from the retiring Tony Hughes in June,
joins the club at a crucial period of intensive capital investment in the
infrastructure. The club is preparing to overhaul its iconic Centre Court and
install a roof over the arena by 2009. Atkinson joins Wimbledon after 15 years
with Time Inc, where he served as chief financial officer and executive vice
president in New York, and president of the company’s London office.
Ian Ritchie, All England Club chief executive, said Atkinson’s appointment
came at a crucial point in Wimbledon’s history: ‘Richard’s expertise and
experience will be vital in continuing to ensure we have a successful and solid
Atkinson said he was ‘thrilled’ to be a part of the Wimbledon ‘sporting and
business success story’.
Mark McMullen joins the private client services team from Smith & Williamson
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
BDO has taken its new partner intake to 23 during the first half of its financial year, including the appointment of five partners in five weeks
The firm reports 7.6% global fee income growth for the year ending 31 December 2016