BDO LLP, the accountancy and business advisory firm, has announced today the promotion of Steve Le Bas to partner in the motor retail team.
Le Bas (pictured) qualified as a chartered accountant in 1995 at Burnett Swayne, which was acquired by Numerica in 2002, the Southampton office of which was acquired in turn by BDO in 2005.
BDO has promoted nine partners in total.
The promotions will support BDO’s continuing drive to serve the mid-market (companies with annual revenue between £10 million and £300m) as well as maintain the firm’s continuing position as number one for client service, according to the independent Mid-Market Monitor.
Malcolm Thixton, head of motor retail at BDO, said: “BDO has grown by 40% over the last three years, both through the merger and organically.
“We are now investing for future growth. Steve’s appointment will strengthen our expertise in the motor retail sector, boost our mid-market position and continue to challenge for larger FTSE companies.”
BDO is AM Awards’ auditor.