South West-based accountancy firm Bishop Fleming has appointed a new managing partner.
Andrew Sandiford, a partner in Bishop Fleming’s Bath office and head of its corporate and business services group, takes over from Matthew Lee who’s held the position since 2001.
The six-office accountancy firm, which has branches in Bristol, Bath, Exeter, Plymouth, Torquay, Truro and Worcester, has also unveiled changes to its structure with the announcement of a new management board.
Chairman Ian Smith said: “As we enter 2018, the restructuring of our management team is an important step for a firm of our size and ambition.
“I’d like to thank Matthew Lee for his years of leadership, during which we have doubled in size, quadrupled our turnover and extended the reach of our work both nationally and internationally.
“His track record certainly provides a great launch pad for the future.”
Incoming managing partner Sandiford added: “We are entering an exciting new phase for Bishop Fleming and I am delighted to be taking up this position as we look to build on our growth and achievements.
“Our commitment to client service excellence will ensure the continuation of our outstanding rate of growth and client satisfaction.
“There is much work to do as our industry faces the challenges presented by the unprecedented economic and political situation, but I am confident we are well placed to continue to thrive in these promising times.”