David Willott has been promoted to tax partner. He will be responsible for continuing to grow Grant Thornton’s Thames Valley and Southampton tax teams. David will have specific responsibility for leading the teams’ offering to fast growth mid-market businesses.
David commented: “I am very proud to be joining the Grant Thornton partnership team. We continue to help businesses across the region through unprecedented times and support them as they grow and drive value creation. We have such a talented team of experts across the firm that we can provide our clients with an excellent breadth and depth of solutions. I’m really excited to start the New Year with a continued focus on providing quality and focused support to businesses across Thames Valley and Southampton, a market which continues to go from strength to strength.”
The firm has also promoted two new Directors in the region. Nigel Le Bas has been promoted to director in the corporate finance team and Madeleine Malenczuk to director in the audit team.
Over the past year, Grant Thornton has announced over 60 internal promotions in the region and welcomed over 50 new recruits locally as it continues to build and strengthen its local service offerings.
Commenting on the recent promotions and new appointments, Jim Rogers, Practice Leader for Grant Thornton UK LLP in the Thames Valley and Southampton region said: “The last 12 months have been challenging for businesses and communities across the country, and we’ve continued to provide our clients with much needed support and guidance to both navigate the challenges and look for opportunities to grow. We wouldn’t be able to do this without the dedication of our incredible teams across the region. I’d like to congratulate David, Nigel and Madeleine on their recent promotions and am delighted that we have been able to promote across all levels throughout the last year; reflecting Grant Thornton’s continued investment in the region and focus on growing our footprint in the local market.”