New UK 200 President.

Kevin Hayman, FCA, partner at King & Taylor, Gravesend, Kent, has been elected president of the UK 200 Group of Chartered Accountants.

Michael Sheppard, CA, partner at Wylie & Bisset, Glasgow, has been elected deputy president.

Hayman, who follows the previous president, Richard Robson, was previously vice president of the group and chairman of its general purposes committee.

He is former chairman and treasurer of Age Concern, Gravesend, a past chairman of Gravesend Round Table and Secretary of Gravesend Rotary Club.

He was a Black belt in judo, winning a bronze medal in European championship, played squash at club level and has recently taken up golf.

Sheppard, pictured far left, is chairman of the UK 200 group’s PR & promotion committee and managing partner of Wylie & Bisset, Glasgow.

He has been honourary treasurer of the Commonwealth Games Council for Scotland since 1996 and has also sat as a member of the Great Britain swimming committee since 1993.

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