Scottish accountancy practice French Duncan has appointed Stephen Thom to the newly created position of Head of Corporate Tax, Glasgow.
Previously a Senior Tax Manager with Grant Thornton, Mr Thom has also worked in the tax advisory team at Lloyds Banking Group in Edinburgh and in the corporate tax team at BDO’s London office, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant via the trainee programme whilst also gaining post-qualification experience.
Of his appointment, Thom said: “I’m very pleased to head up French Duncan’s corporate tax team in Glasgow and look forward to working alongside my colleagues to help our clients receive the best professional corporate tax advice.”
Graeme Finnie, French Duncan managing partner, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Stephen to our tax team in Glasgow. He brings with him a wealth of experience, having worked on a range of advisory projects with large corporate groups and specialising in international and financial services tax. He is an active, dynamic adviser with exactly the right outlook and attitude for our business.
“French Duncan is a forward looking firm, as witnessed by the pace of change and development we are enjoying at present. Exploiting the opportunities that advances in modern technology provide requires the support of talented people, robust and proven systems and a strong brand. As part of our ‘Forward Thinking’ programme, Stephen is the ideal person to lead our Corporate Tax team.”