THE newly merged firm of Jacobs Allen has appointed Mark Baker and Derrick Sheppard as directors.
The mereger of the tax specialists Jacobs Allen and Paul Donno, which took effect yesterday, creates a 20-strong team, based in Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill.
Mr Baker, pictured, has worked at Jacobs Allen since 2009 after 26 years at Baker Tilly where he specialised in tax.
He said: “I’m looking forward to being more actively involved in managing our merged practice, concentrating on maximising our efficiency and the quality of service we give our clients.
“We see that there are lots of opportunities to save our clients tax and this is one of the things I’ll be focusing on to help them achieve positive growth in their business.”
The Rev Derrick Sheppard has been appointed as a non- executive director.
He runs his own accountancy practice and will provide an independent perspective and help strengthen the company’s planning process.