Mark Pryce has joined Campbell Dallas as a tax partner based in the firm’s Glasgow office.
Pryce, who joins the firm from engineering outfit Weir Group, is a specialist in the complex field of corporate and international tax. He is said to have extensive experience of tax forecasting, developing solutions for reporting and automating tax systems, tax audits, operational tax management, management of tax affairs in overseas jurisdictions and handling complex tax authority enquiries.
Business Growth Fund has expanded its investment team in Aberdeen with the appointment of Keith Barclay, taking its dedicated investment staff in Scotland to ten people. Barclay joins BGF’s 70-strong nationwide investment team responsible for providing long-term minority growth capital in businesses with revenue typically between £5 million and £100m. BGF’s investors also provide support either as board members or observers in the companies in which they invest.
Maureen Kinsler has been appointed international chairman of Marks & Clerk, one of the world’s leading intellectual property service providers, and the UK’s largest firm of patent and trade mark attorneys. From Renfrew, educated in Glasgow and now based in the firm’s Edinburgh office, Kinsler has been elected for a three-year term and will be working with the global boards to lead the business. She joined Marks & Clerk in 2002 and was made partner in 2004.
Property consultancy and surveyor Eric Young & Co has promoted Eric Lindgren to partner in its retail agency team. Ian Whelan, managing partner, said: “Eric has made a substantial contribution to the business over the years. His expertise in the restaurant sector in particular has helped compliment the retail team’s knowledge in mixed-use developments, high streets and shopping centres/parks throughout Scotland.”
Fairmont St Andrews has appointed Stewart Elder as director of banqueting and events at the five-star Fife resort, which boasts two championship golf courses. Having worked at the hotel since 2009, Elder takes on the new role from his previous position as director of group sales. Reporting directly to the general manager, he will oversee the day-to-day running of the events team and ensure the smooth operation of conference and banqueting at the hotel.