People in the news: Hurst, Mercer & Hole, Beever and Struthers

In this week’s accountancy career moves, partner appointments at Hurst, Mercer & Hole, partner promotion at PwC and senior audit hires at Beever and Struthers and DTE

Hurst has hired Adrian Young as a tax partner, Young joins from forecourts operator EG Group where he previously worked as group tax and treasury manager. He is also chairman of finance for the Link Learning Trust, an educational charity in Manchester.

Mercer & Hole has appointed a Dominic Dumville as a corporate advisory partner. Dumville formerly worked at Haslers as a resturing and insolvency partner.

PwC has promoted Caroline Bevan as office senior partner for the firm’s North London office. Bevan has been with the firm for over 20 years, and has a background in privately owned businesses and tax. She has taken over from Chris Maw, who recently retired from leading the Uxbridge office, and David Walters, who retired as office senior partner for the St Albans office.

Beever and Struthers has brought in Alison White as a senior audit manager. White previously worked at Mazars LLP as a senior manager. She has over 30 years of experience of providing advice to clients in the housing and not-for-profit (NFP) sectors.

DTE, business advisers, has appointed Oksana Zirnova as an audit senior in their Bury office. Zirnova previously worked at Accura Accountants in an audit and accounts senior role.

MHA Monahans has appointed Carmelo Lattuca as client portfolio manager, adding to its team in the Bath office. Lattuca joins the accountancy firm from Milsted Langdon LLP, where he was senior general practice manager.

MHA Henderson Loggie has appointed Christine Rolland as director of its market leading forensics business in Scotland. Rolland is an accredited counter fraud specialist and was previously a forensic accountant at HMRC.

2Excel Aviation has appointed Stuart Stanyard as finance director. Stanyard formerly worked at West Midlands 5G as an interim finance director, and before that he was finance director for customers and services civil aerospace at Rolls-Royce.

Software AG has appointed Matthias Heiden as CFO, taking over from Arnd Zinnhardt who will step down after 18 years in the role. Heiden previously was a CFO at commercial vehicle supplier SAF-Holland.

Mark Carney has appointed by the government as finance adviser for COP26 (UN Climate Change Conference) to help build a sustainable financial system to support the transition to a net zero economy. Carney is currently governor of the Bank of England.

PKF Littlejohn has hired Pauline Khong as an actuary in its financial services team. Khong has previously provided actuarial services to Travelers’s Lloyd’s syndicate, as well as Zurich, Willis Towers Watson and AIG Europe.

PTL has appointed Steve Longworth as client director. Longworth joins with 25 years’ experience in pensions, he is a qualified actuary and most recently worked for KPMG as a senior manager.

KPMG’s deputy chair, Melanie Richards, has announced that she will retire from the partnership at the end of the firm’s financial year in 30 September 2020. Richards joined KPMG UK in 2001 and was appointed deputy chair in October 2017. Her replacement has not yet been named.

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