RSM TENON has announced a multitude of promotions across its practices.
The listed firm promoted 11 directors to partners and eight senior managers to director, including Martin Audcent to group financial controller.
Audcent, who joined the business in July 2011 and was most recently a senior manager, will report to the chief financial officer Adrian Gardner.
The raft of promotions comes as the firm restructured to lose 10% of its staff. It has also seen a number of high-profile departures, including former recovery head Carl Jackson. The firm sold its IVA division to Grant Thornton, and has also seen 17 film and media staff move across to Saffery Champness.
New partners include: Kelly Boorman in audit, based in Leicester; Duncan Stocks in tax, based in the South; Viv Belcher in private client financial management, based in Stoke; Mayulee Pinkerton in audit, based in Reading; Nick Courtney in employee benefits, based in Reading; Brian Knox in financial management, based in Scotland; Adam Peel in employee benefits, based in London; Simon Evans in corporate risk, based in Basingstoke; Donal Laverty in business advisory services, based in Belfast; Steve Snaith in IT assurance, based in London; and Jed Turnbull in corporate risk advisory service, based in London.
The director promotions are: Craig Coyle in tax, based in Glasgow; Karen Musgrave in audit, based in Chorley; Richard Haynes in financial management, based in Milton Keynes; Julia Ellis in technical compliance, based in London; Chris Newell in recovery, based in Marlow; David Taylor in recovery, based in the South; and Simon Atherton in risk management, based in London.
Chris Merry, RSM Tenon’s chief executive, said: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of 19 new partners and directors. We have a thorough and challenging promotion process and this is a great achievement.
“I am confident that they will all continue to make a significant contribution to the success of RSM Tenon.”
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'