A NEW DIRECTOR has been appointed to Menzies’ recovery and insolvency arm.
Robert Pick, who previously worked at boutique firm Moorfields and prior to that Grant Thornton, takes the role at Menzies. He began his career at Pridie Brewster, before joining Arthur Andersen.
Pick has built up a specialism in helping to rescue distressed care homes. He also spent the last ten years managing an 84-bed care home for the elderly on behalf of an overseas investor.
Simon Underwood, managing partner at Menzies’ business recovery division, said: “Robert has developed a wealth of experience that makes him a perfect fit to strengthen the team’s existing expertise in the SME and OMB sectors. With this appointment, [the division] demonstrates its commitment to expanding the value and scope of our service.”
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
UK private investor Endless LLP acquires the high street retailer, saving 840 jobs
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon