DEREK LEITH is taking on the Aberdeen office managing partner role at Ernst & Young.
Leith, Scottish head of tax, succeeds Alec Carstairs from 1 January.
Carstairs will remain as a partner until June, before assuming a consultancy role with the firm’s oil and gas clients. He will devote more time to the Vine Trust, a charity that seeks to improve the conditions for some of the poorest children and communities in the world.
Leith has 21 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, with role at HMRC and BP before joining E&Y in 1995.
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