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Ball to head up E&Y's Scottish division

New chief announced for E&Y's north of the border arm as Douglas Nisbet prepares for Junior Vice President position at ICAS

Hywel Ball has been selected as
Ernst
& Young’s
 new Managing Partner for Scotland when Douglas Nisbet begins
his new role as Junior Vice President of
ICAS.

Ball is an E&Y veteran with 20 years’ experience working in the firm’s
London, New York, and Scottish offices and has spent the last three years in
London as head of the firm’s energy, chemicals and utilities practice for the
UK, Middle East, India, and Africa.

He will take on the Scotland Managing Partner role from Douglas Nisbet in
April. Ball will be based in the firm’s Edinburgh office, where he also adopts
the additional role of Edinburgh office managing partner with immediate effect.

Nisbet will continue to head the Glasgow office and focus on a number of the
firm’s key audit clients, and on leading initiatives such as the firm’s
Non-Executive Director Programme set to launch later this year.

Ball said:
Scotland is a
fantastic place to do business, with some of the world’s leading companies in
financial services and energy.’

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