Tait Walker brings in former NECC man
North East accountancy practice Tait Walker is continuing its drive for growth with the appointment of the former chief operating officer at the North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC).
Chris McCourt has been appointed associate partner of the company's corporate finance team and will be responsible for developing its client base across the north.
McCourt has ten years of experience in corporate finance and was appointed to the role of NECC's chief operating officer in March 2012.
"Tait Walker is setting the pace for the North East accountancy industry – growth is high on the firm's agenda whilst maintaining its personable reputation built over the years," said McCourt.
Michael Smith, corporate finance partner at Tait Walker, added: "He is an incredibly exciting appointment for us as he brings with him a unique skills set – with both his commercial and finance backgrounds, combined with excellent contacts and exposure for Tait Walker to a new network of businesses."
Tait Walker employs more than 145 staff across offices in Newcastle, Tees Valley and Morpeth.