PracticeAccounting FirmsDeloittes Scotland appoints ex-ICAS president

Deloittes Scotland appoints ex-ICAS president

Cahal Dowds, former president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, is to head up Deloitte & Touche's operations north of the border.

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He will take over from David Shearer at the end of the year.

Since 2000 Dowds has led the firm’s audit practice, and is credited with securing several new ‘big-ticket’ clients.

Shearer, 44, who will step down at the end of the year, after 24 years at the firm, five of those as head of Scottish operations.

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