PwC names Midlands head of assurance
PwC has appointed a head of assurance for the Midlands.
Andrew Hammond (pictured) has been with the Big Four firm since 1995, before becoming a partner in 2009.
Specialising in auditing and corporate reporting, he is a listed company expert and has worked with a variety of organisations from across the commercial and public sectors.
In his new role he will be responsible for leading the 600-strong team of assurance, risk, corporate reporting and capital markets experts in the firm's Midlands assurance practice.
In particular he will be focusing on supporting companies deliver their strategic growth ambitions while ensuring compliance with complex reporting requirements and a drive for better corporate governance.
Hammond said: "Having worked alongside the team for the last 19 years, I know what a fantastic and skilled group of people we have here in the region. I look forward to working with them to continue to grow the practice and help our clients across all sectors and industries with their growth agenda."
Midlands regional chairman Mark Smith added: "I'm really pleased our new head of assurance is a local partner with a long track record of working with organisations in the region, reflecting the depth and quality of the team we have here in the Midlands.
"This appointment is further evidence of our investment in local resource and our confidence in the improving economic conditions in the region."