New head at Johnston Carmichael

MARK HOUSTON has been promoted to head of the Glasgow office of Johnston Carmichael.

Houston has been a partner at the firm since 2008 and is responsible for developing new business. He has a background in advising clients on a range of tax issues including demergers, acquisitions and negotiating tax settlements with HM Revenue & Customs.

He succeeds Ron Horne, who is stepping down after six years but will continue working at the firm.

Sandy Manson, chief executive of Johnston Carmichael, said: “I am delighted to see Mark progress to this senior position in our business. Our Glasgow office has shown excellent growth in recent years under Ron’s leadership and I have every confidence that Mark will continue to grow and develop the office and our market share in the west of Scotland.”

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