Larking Gowen recruits managerial trio

NEW MANAGERS have been appointed at Larking Gowen.

Mark Hurren and Wayne Neale have joined the Norwich office, with Hurren serving as a manager in the corporate team while Neale will serve as a senior manager.

Hurren was based in Ipswich with KPMG, where he trained and had served for seven years. Neale was a VAT specialist at Grant Thornton in Oxfordshire, and has also served at HM Revenue & Customs in his 25-year career.

“I had been looking for an opportunity to move to Norfolk and Larking Gowen is a highly respected firm with a great reputation in the profession so it was just the opportunity I was looking for,” said Neale.

The firm has also promoted Suzy Watson to manager. She joined the firm in 2000 as a trainee, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2003.

She will be responsible for a large portfolio of clients, assisting with audits, business tax issues and the complex area of company pension schemes.

“I am delighted with my promotion to manager and how my career has progressed at Larking Gowen and am really looking forward to the fresh challenges my new role brings,” said Watson.

Larking Gowen is based across the east of England, and was ranked 45 in Accountancy Age’s Top 50 +50 survey of firms in 2012. It posted £13.5m revenues for the year ending 31 March 2012, and has 20 partners.

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