Business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP has bolstered its business consulting offering with the appointment of Bob Joyce as an advisory consultant.
Joyce, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, joins the firm from Jaguar Land Rover and brings with him 30 years of specialist knowledge covering restructuring, commercial performance, global expansion and organisational development.
The new recruit was one of only 15 UK industry experts to be recognised for industrial business development in Debrett's 2015 ranking of the Top 500 most influential individuals.
A statement issued by Grant Thornton said that Joyce would be joining its Global Automotive team and “working closely with the firm's UK business consulting team to develop relevant, progressive solutions to support the industry's rapid changing requirements”.
Commenting on his appointment, Joyce said: "I am delighted to be working with Grant Thornton's Business Consulting team.
“The firm's dedication to quality and unlocking sustainable growth in clients has resulted in a strong market offering.
“I am committed to working closely with its existing team of industry experts to build on this further and ensure its success continues."
Neil Barrell, Grant Thornton global automotive lead and UK head of industry and manufacturing added: "Bob's extensive skill-set, alongside the strong existing team we have here in the UK, will ensure we are truly able to support the automotive industry across the whole value chain.”