KPMG announces four new partners in latest Scotland promotions

KPMG UK has promoted four colleagues to partner and 26 colleagues to new positions in Scotland.

KPMG announces four new partners in latest Scotland promotions

Paula Holland and Deborah May

Arleen Arnott, Paula Holland, Deborah May and Eddie Norrie all became partners of the professional services firm on 1 April 2022.

Arleen Arnott becomes partner within KPMG’s Financial Services team covering the broad spectrum of Banking, Insurance and Wealth and Asset Management. Edinburgh based Arnott joined KPMG in 2015, following 25 years with Standard Life.

Deborah May becomes partner within KPMG’s tax team. Aberdeen based May has worked both in professional practice and in-house for over 17 years, including six years in the energy industry as a Head of Tax at a global oilfield services organisation.

Paula Holland becomes partner within KPMG’s private enterprise audit team and is also Aberdeen based. She works closely with private equity backed, family-owned and manager-owned businesses across Scotland.

KPMG announces four new partners in latest Scotland promotions

Eddie Norrie and Arleen Arnott

Eddie Norrie becomes partner within KPMG’s tax team and is based in Edinburgh. Eddie leads a Scotland wide team advising employers across different sectors on global mobility, structuring employee rewards and incentives, and UK employment taxes.

All four will work closely with KPMG UK’s Scotland senior partner James Kergon to drive growth for the firm in Scotland.

On 1 April KPMG also announced the promotion of 26 other colleagues, including ten new Senior Managers, 14 new Managers and two new Assistant Managers across its Scottish offices. These build on the firm’s 98 promotions it made in September last year.

Commenting on the new promotions, James Kergon, said: “I’m incredibly proud of our four new partners in Scotland, who further increase our senior presence in the market. We’re invested in becoming the fastest-growing, most connected, most trusted professional services firm so we can deliver for our clients across Scotland.

“That’s why we continue to develop and promote existing colleagues, including our 26 newly promoted colleagues, as well as continue to attract the best talent in the market. Huge congratulations go to all of our newly promoted colleagues as they continue to grow their expertise and careers with KPMG.”

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