Johnston Carmichael boosts senior team with host of key appointments



Top row: L to R - Graham Leith, Sandy Manson, Peter Innes, Andrew Shepherd, Neil Steven. Bottom Row: L to R - James Thomson, Stewart Pennington, Hugh Boyle, Michael Murray.
Top row: L to R - Graham Leith, Sandy Manson, Peter Innes, Andrew Shepherd, Neil Steven. Bottom Row: L to R - James Thomson, Stewart Pennington, Hugh Boyle, Michael Murray.

Mid-tier accountants Johnston Carmichael has announced eight key appointments as it expands and strengthens its senior team as part of the firm’s growth and succession planning strategy.

Graham Leith of the firm’s Inverurie office, Hugh Boyle based in Glasgow, Neil Steven in Edinburgh and Peter Innes in Stirling have been promoted to the position of partner, while James Thompson, Michael Murray, and Stewart Pennington, based in Edinburgh, and Gillian Hadden, based in Glasgow, have been promoted to the positon of director.

Sandy Manson, chief executive of Johnston Carmichael, said: “At Johnston Carmichael we place great emphasis on the career development of our people, and therefore creating many opportunities for them to grow and prosper in all parts of our business is high on our agenda. I am delighted to announce this round of senior appointments, which reflect the strength of the team of emerging leaders that we have right across the firm.”

“I am confident that each of our new partners and directors will continue to make a major contribution to the growth and development of our business by providing exceptional service to our clients and further developing the talented and engaged people in our team who deliver that service.”

The promotions bring the total number of partners at Johnston Carmichael up to 56.

The firm has more than 630 partners and staff based across its 11 locations in Scotland, making it one of the top 20 accountancy firms in the UK