MARK BOMER has been re-elected unopposed for a second term as senior partner at BDO. His second term will begin in September 2014 and end in 2018.
As senior partner, Bomer will act as a non-executive on the BDO leadership team and will chair the partnership council. Alongside his fee-earning and client-facing role, he will have oversight of governance and partner welfare, and will act as ambassador for the firm, BDO said.
Bomer joined Binder Hamlyn in London in 1986, immediately following graduation from Oxford University, and has spent his entire career within the BDO network including ten years in Paris where he established a corporate finance practice. He returned to the UK from BDO France in 2001, re-joining as a partner.
His first term as senior partner was characterised by his “strong international outlook” and in the last two years he has become increasingly involved in promoting BDO’s inclusion agenda both internally and externally,” BSO daid.
“The last few years have seen enormous changes, not least our merger with PKF last year, and I’m delighted to continue supporting the firm’s Leadership Team as we continue to grow the UK firm,” Bomer said.
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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
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