Richard to lead changes in region

Richard Bell of Deloitte and Touche
Richard Bell of Deloitte and Touche
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Deloitte has appointed Richard Bell as the new Practice Senior Partner for the firm in the North West.

Richard, who is an experienced corporate finance partner, who has led Deloitte’s Transaction Services business in the UK Regions for the last decade, has represented all of corporate finance on the Regional Markets Executive and has also played a key role in the growth of the North West business as part of the senior management team.

Richard said: “I am absolutely delighted to be appointed as the practice senior partner, leading Deloitte in the North West.

“I will be putting together a new management team with the express intention of ensuring we can continue to have a real impact on our markets, whilst maintaining our strong client relationships with many dynamic PLCs and large privately owned businesses.”

David Sproul, Deloitte UK chief executive, says: “The North West is a key strategic region for our UK business, I’m delighted with Richard’s appointment to this role and believe he will have a positive impact on our people, our clients and the wider business community.”

Sharon Thorne, managing partner – UK Regional Markets, added: “Richard has made a strong contribution to the growth of the North West practice demonstrated by leading the UK Regions Corporate Finance business and building long standing key client relationships. He will lead the group in strengthening our client relationships.”

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