UHY Hacker Young Manchester Welcomes Chief Operations Officer to Spearhead Growth Opportunities

24th June 2024, 2:35 pm

Leading accountancy firm, UHY Hacker Young Manchester, are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief Operations Officer, Elizabeth Potier. This strategic move is designed to support their ambitious 5-year growth plan, to double in size by 2027.

With Elizabeth set to manage and drive consistency within UHY’s core operations functions, the firm anticipates even greater progress in the execution of its strategy. Having already achieved over 50% team growth and over 200% of organic growth, this move is designed to increase efficiency further and support the ambitious plans.

As part of this plan, the firm is investing in digital transformation, which Elizabeth will oversee. Her leadership will streamline business processes, improve workflow speed and transparency, and enable faster, more effective use of data to drive business decisions.

Elizabeth brings 15 years of experience in the banking sector, with expertise in operations, infrastructure, regulatory and technology project management, and digital product management. Her extensive background in leadership roles will be invaluable as she takes on this significant role at UHY Hacker Young Manchester.

Elizabeth Potier said, “I’m delighted to be joining such an ambitious, dynamic and highly skilled firm. There’s clear commitment to leverage the latest technologies and practices to seamlessly deliver for clients and significantly advance the lived experience for employees. I’m super excited to spearhead that agenda as COO and facilitate sustainable and responsible growth.”

David Kendrick, Chief Executive Officer, comments on the new appointment, “Bringing Elizabeth on board, who has huge operational expertise from her career, is a big move for us as a business. With over 160 team members and growing, having a dedicated COO will assist with focus on processes, efficiency and delivery of the growth across the business. It’s a hugely exciting appointment and I can’t wait to see the impact she has.”

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