BDO HAS PROMOTED six new partners to be evenly split between its tax and audit departments.
There are three promotions in the audit department: Ian Clayden who joined in 1995 and specialises in the consumer market sector; Ed Goodworth who started in 2000 as a trainee and became an audit director in 2011; and Anna Draper who was recruited in 2007 as a senior manager, specialising in AIM and FTSE markets.
In tax, the three new partners are: Andy Goodman who began as a senior associate in 2003 with particular expertise in on employee pay and incentives; Richard Montague who joined in 2000 as a tax senior and is responsible for BDO’s Iberian and Scandinavian private client desk; and Mark Pickard who joined as director in 2008 responsible for developing the firm’s regional customs duty.
Simon Michaels, (pictured) managing partner at BDO, said: “I’m delighted that these six individuals have achieved partner status and can continue to act as senior leaders within our tax and audit business.”
Andrew Howson joins the firm from EY, bringing experience in advising private equity and corporate clients across multiple sectors in the UK and Europe
Dennis Layton takes up the position on April 1 and will contribute to the firm’s goal of becoming the leading global professional services organisation by 2020
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon
Brian Burke, business development director, has moved within the firm to 'develop Quantuma’s networks with Sussex professional firms'