Anderson Anderson & Brown announces trio of director promotions

Chartered accountancy and business advisory firm Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has bolstered its team of directors with three new appointments.

Anderson Anderson & Brown announces trio of director promotions

Lynn Gracie, Lauren McIlroy, Katy Christiansen and Graeme Allan

AAB has promoted three members of staff to the position of director with the aim of further augmenting their team of expert and trusted advisors during this period of the heightened need for support and financial expertise across a range of specialisms.

Lauren McIlroy heads up the Virtual Finance Function (VFF) team at AAB. An exciting new area for the accountancy profession, VFF is a bespoke financial solution which ranges from providing seamless support to internal finance teams, to delivering the entire finance function. AAB are at the forefront of this approach, which harnesses technology and cloud accounting, to empower businesses to be agile and responsive.

Katy Christiansen leads AAB’s UK and Global Payroll offering. Ms Christiansen and her team are dedicated to helping businesses navigate the increasingly complex requirements of payroll, both nationally and internationally, whilst working with them to streamline and integrate their operations in a cost-effective and efficient way.

As head of international private client tax, Lynn Gracie oversees the specialist team at AAB which assists individuals who are relocating to an overseas country, or arriving in the UK from abroad, to manage their tax liabilities. Ms Gracie provides cross-border tax advice and manages overseas disclosure enquiries, ensuring that clients are not only tax compliant, but also tax efficient over the longer term.

Graeme Allan, chief executive, commented: “Each of these promotions is richly deserved, recognising not only the skill and expertise of each individual, but also the contributions they have made to their respective teams and the wider firm. Lynn, Katy and Lauren all continue to bring new ideas and initiatives to the business - a key factor in evolving their respective service areas in response to our clients’ requirements.

“Going forward, our strong and diverse leadership team will strengthen our ability to deliver only the very best client service across a changing market, both in the UK and globally.”

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