Chartered accountants and business advisors Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB) has promoted 58 members of staff at its Aberdeen and Edinburgh offices Following significant growth over the last 12 months. The impressive number highlights the firm’s significant investment in its talent, wit
North-east accountant Greg Houston, of award-winning Aberdeen accountancy practice Infinity Partnership, has been named chair of the ACCA Aberdeen and North of Scotland Network. ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global professional accounting body that offers the chart
Andrew Shiells will join JLL as director within its capital markets team following five years with Lambert Smith Hampton. He will be based in JLL’s Edinburgh office and will advise clients on the acquisition and disposal of commercial property and investment opportunities throughout Scotl
Retail water supplier Brightwater has appointed former Standard Life Bank employee Carron Henley to its advisory board. Ms Henley will provide guidance and support to the Brightwater’s executive team as it focuses on further growth across the Scottish retail water market.
Walker Group, which provides high precision components to the defence, aerospace and space markets, has appointed Paul Carnie to its board as finance director. Paul Carnie joined Walker Group on 30 September from V.Group, where he was programme director ERP and director of finance operations in the
Glasgow-based commercial property management firm Beacon Brooke has appointed Jill Armstrong as head of accounts. Ms Armstrong has over 12 years' experience in commercial property management finance.
Employment duo Ingrid McGhee and Steven Harte have joined law firm Weightmans to lead its employment, pensions and immigration department in Glasgow. Ms McGhee has a wealth of experience in the provision of legal services and was a partner at LexLeyton, responsible for establishing the fir
Donna Kerr has been appointed as Cambridge & Counties Bank's first area director for Scotland to support the bank's continuing growth in the region. Ms Kerr brings 30 years of leadership and business experience to Cambridge & Counties Bank. Prior to joining, she spent the previous three year
Charlene Wallace, the current chair of Edinburgh Trams, has been appointed as CEO of West Lothian Chamber of Commerce. Ms Wallace has held several senior board director level roles in rail, bus and aviation including periods at Virgin Trains and Wales Rail Services where she was director for busines
Willie Watt has been appointed as the first chair of the board of the Scottish National Investment Bank. Willie Watt was CEO of Martin Currie, an international public equities investment firm based in Edinburgh, between 2001 and February of 2019, and will step down as chairman of the firm in Decembe
Aberdeen Harbour has appointed Jon Oakey as finance and business services director. Mr Oakey joins the board after three years with Stagecoach Group as finance director, Scotland including a period as managing director of the East Scotland bus operation.
Private bank Hampden & Co has hired Andrew Bell as its chief commercial officer. Most recently employed as commercial director, Europe at Aegon Asset Management, Mr Bell will bring broad financial services experience in wealth management, asset management and private banking from senior rol
Accountants Chiene + Tait (C+T) have appointed Mairi MacIver as director of its accounts and business support (ABS) division. Based at the firm’s Edinburgh headquarters, Ms MacIver joins from Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP, where she spent the last 15 years developing extensive knowled
MHA Henderson Loggie has appointed Diana Penny as audit partner in its Edinburgh office. Ms Penny's focus is to drive further growth in the firm’s audit business, and she brings over 25 years’ experience to the role, the majority of it with Grant Thornton where latterly she was a directo
The board of Phoenix Group Holdings plc, which owns Standard Life Assurance, has announced that Andy Briggs will be its new group chief executive following the retirement of Clive Bannister. Phoenix Group Holdings purchased Standard Life Assurance last year and in the process took on thousands of st