E&Y appoints new head of tax

O’Carroll, who has been managing partner for E&Y’s Scotland and Northern Ireland practices will replaces Douglas Fairbairn from 1 April 2002.

‘I am delighted to be given the opportunity by the firm to lead what is already an outstanding tax practice and am looking forward to the challenges ahead,’ O’Carroll said of his new position.

E&Y’s UK chairman Nick Land praised the new appointee, saying O’Caroll had done ‘an exceptional job as managing partner in Scotland and Northern Ireland.’

Douglas Nisbet, currently regional head of audit and assurance services in Scotland & Northern, will take as managing partner for the region.

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