A 44-YEAR CAREER at one of the UK’s biggest firms is set to end, with executive chairman Peter Gillman to step down.
Gillman trained with the firm, became its managing partner in 2001 and its first MD in 2004 when it converted to an LLP. He will continue in an advisory role to the board on a consultancy agreement.
Current MD Martin Clapson said: “Under his leadership the firm enjoyed great success and completed significant strategic changes – Peter can be rightly proud of the positive difference he made to the firm.”
Price Bailey has picked up many awards in recent years, including Audit Firm of the Year at the 2013 British Accountancy Awards. It has also steadily risen up the Accountancy Age Top 50 league table, to 29th with fee income of £21m.
Gillman said: “I have been very fortunate to work with terrific people both clients and colleagues in my time at Price Bailey and I know that I leave the firm well placed to face the challenges of the modern business environment. It has been great fun and I feel enormously privileged. I look forward to continued contact with the firm in my consultancy role.”
Richard Oddy, Casper Kaars Sijpesteijn and Rory Goldthorpe have been appointed to senior roles in key sectors of high growth, with a further 17 junior and experienced hires
Adrian Hyde, a partner at CVR Global, has been appointed as the new president for a year-long term, effective 21 April this year
Richard White, Nicola Westbrooke and Richard Ross all join from KPMG, where they oversaw the real estate tax practice
Sheryl Davis joins the firm's High Wycombe office from Barnes Roffe