PwC appoint Ian Green as new Regional Leader for the North

Ian Green

Ian Green, PwC's Regional Leader for the North

PwC has appointed Ian Green as the new Regional Leader for the North. Ian has been with the firm for over 30 years’; starting his career in audit in Newcastle, then moving to Leeds to join the Business Recovery Service (BRS) practice. Having led the practice in the North, Ian then moved to London as the Business Unit leader of BRS in 2014 and at the same time joined the Deals Leadership Team.

Ian originates from the North having been born and brought up in Leeds and continues to live in Yorkshire.  Ian is passionate about working together to meet our clients’ needs and provide opportunity and a fulfilling career to our people who are at the very heart of our business.

As part of a strategic regional review, PwC has decided to bring together the North West and Yorkshire & North East practices under the stewardship of one regional leader. Ian will take over from Iwan Griffiths who was North West Regional Chairman and Ian Morrison who was Yorkshire & North East Regional Leader. Iwan is moving to a new national financial services role with a focus on the regions and Ian Morrison will continue to sit within the firms audit business as an Audit partner.

Ian Green, PwC Regional Leader for the North said;

“I’m delighted to be returning home to the region. I want to continue to build on the work that has been done over the last few years to help the businesses in the region grow using the strength and depth of talent we have across the North. I’m determined to create opportunity for everyone in order to continue to build and develop successful diverse teams.”

Iwan Griffiths, commented;

“I have had seven fantastic years as North West Regional Leader and Manchester Office Senior Partner and feel honoured to have been able to work with such a great team of people. During which time we have transformed our business in the North West and have grown from 680 people to now over 1200.  Our new office has changed how we work and has become the envy of everyone inside of the firm and many outside and has created another exciting development in our growth story.”

“I will miss leading such a great team of people who demonstrate passion, energy, enthusiasm and a positive attitude.”

Ian Green, concluded;

“I’d like to take this opportunity to thank both Iwan and Ian for their hard work and dedication in the way they have transformed and grown PwC’s regional presence across the North West and Yorkshire & North East.

“Moving forwards there’s no doubt that as a professional services firm we are going to have to redefine ourselves, creating career opportunities within the regions by tapping into the pool of talent that increasingly comes from a variety of sources. Bringing in people with different backgrounds and experience will ensure we continue to be able to solve important problems and respond to our clients’ needs.”

 

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