Grant Thornton assurance expert joins MartinCo as audit chair

PHIL CROOKS, Grant Thornton’s former head of audit, has joined MartinCo, one of the UK’s largest property franchises, as a non-executive and chair of the company’s audit committee.

Crooks is currently a partner in forensic and investigations services at Grant Thornton UK and was previously UK head of audit for six years and a member of the firm’s international assurance advisory board.

Commenting on the changes Richard Martin, chairman of MartinCo, said: ‘We are delighted to welcome Phil to our board. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience and will further strengthen the board as we continue to focus the Company on becoming the largest property franchisor in the UK.’

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