TOP 25 FIRM Wilkins Kennedy has merged with Hertford firm P R Hornsby & Co.
The merger brings together Wilkins Kennedy’s 25 staff and Hornsby’s 13, making it the biggest accountancy practice in Hertford.
Terry Feller, (pictured) managing partner of Wilkins Kennedy’s Hertford office, said: “We are delighted to announce the merger with PR Hornsby & Co Ltd, a well-respected firm which serves a varied portfolio of clients across the south east of England. We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new colleagues and their clients, and we look forward to working together.”
The firm will trade as Wilkins Kennedy (incorporating P R Hornsby & Co Ltd), for a year, changing its name to Wilkins Kennedy by 1 July 2013.
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'