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Appointment of a new Managing Director
11:53am Tuesday 7th September 2010 in Your Bucks - Business
Seymour Taylor, one of High Wycombe’s leading Accountancy firms, is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Managing Director, Simon J Turner.
Simon Turner joined Seymour Taylor in 1998, qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1999 and in 2006, at the age of just 32, became one of the five current Directors. Simon’s appointment comes in the midst of exciting times for Seymour Taylor, which is currently focusing on growth and expansion. Since joining the Hampden Group of Companies in 2009, Seymour Taylor has been able to offer clients a wider range of services and is looking forward to further expansion.
Simon is delighted to have been promoted to Managing Director, as he explains: ‘This is an exciting new challenge for me and one I am looking forward to. Seymour Taylor boasts a strong team of professionals whose main goal is to continue to provide an excellent service for our clients. We plan to grow the firm substantially over the next 5 years and this will generate new opportunities for Seymour Taylor and for our clients.’ Simon works closely with owner managed business sector and specialises in providing services to overseas owned UK subsidiary companies. This includes full auditing, management accounts, business advice, payroll, bespoke group reporting, VAT and corporate finance work. He has also been responsible for overall marketing and client development and has been integral in improving service levels.
Simon succeeded Bill Johnston as Managing Director from 1st September 2010. Bill continues as a Client Director of Seymour Taylor and will be further developing Seymour Taylor’s portfolio of clients in the Charity and Education sectors. Bill will also be spending a considerable amount of his time based at Head Office in Hampden House, working with several of the Groups other companies and undertaking some special projects.
Bill is pleased to welcome Simon as the new Managing Director: ‘Simon has been a very valuable member of the team here since he started with us 12 years ago and he will be an excellent Managing Director, driving the company on to greater successes in this new stage of its development. I am looking forward to continuing to work with Seymour Taylor and with the Hampden Group of Companies. I am very pleased to spend part of my time in future supporting the firm as it enters what I expect will be an exciting period of growth over the next few years.’ Based on information supplied by Elvan Houssein.