French Dun­can ap­points new part­ner from Big Four

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MID-tier ac­coun­tancy firm French Dun­can has ap­pointed Paula Gal­loway, former di­rec­tor at a Big Four firm, as an au­dit part­ner as the ex­pan­sion of its ser­vices across Scot­land’s cen­tral belt con­tin­ues apace.

Hav­ing worked in Ire­land, Hong Kong and Scot­land over the course of her ca­reer, Gal­loway brings con­sid­er­able breadth of ex­pe­ri­ence and pro­fes­sional in­sight to the firm.

Forthep­ast11yearsshe­wasanau­dit di­rec­tor at KPMG. Com­mentin­gonher ap­point­ment, Gal­loway said: “Hav­ing spent the ma­jor­ity of my ca­reer work­ing within a Big Four en­vi­ron­ment, I was de­lighted with the op­por­tu­nity to come and work with French Dun­can; a dy­namic firm with am­bi­tion for fur­ther sig­nif­i­cant growth.

“When you con­sider the ex­tent of the in­vest­ment that Man­ag­ing Part­ner Graeme Fin­nie and his team have put into the prac­tice over re­cent years, it is clear that this is a firm with am­bi­tion ... that made it a very at­trac­tive propo­si­tion for me.

“Com­pa­nies of all sizes now have op­tions be­yond the Big Four when ap­point­ing their pro­fes­sional ad­vis­ers. There is now an abun­dance of ex­pe­ri­ence avail­able within mid-tier firms

French Dun­can’s Man­ag­ing Part­ner, Graeme Fin­nie, said: “I’m de­lighted to have been able to se­cure a part­ner of Paula’s cal­i­bre for the firm. I re­gard this ap­point­ment as a re­flec­tion of the growth in the stature of this busi­ness that has been achieved over re­cent years.”

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