Former Shanks boss joins PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers has secured the services of Brian Martin, the the
former Scottish boss of waste management company Shanks to head up its
performance improvement consultancy division in Scotland.

Martin, who previously also worked for ICI and Accenture, will be the first
full-time head of the division when his appointment is unveiled later this

He will up a 40-strong team, most of whom have worked in industry, advising
companies on how to change the way they work to become more profitable.

PwC sold its management consultancy division to IBM in 2002, but it has since
been rebuilding its team of advisers, who sit outside the traditional audit,
tax, insolvency and corporate finance functions.

Martin’s unit will advise industrial, retail and service companies, while
partner Lindsay Gardner will oversee advice to financial services firms.

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