Leeds-based chartered accountancy and business advisory firm Sagars, an AAB Group company, has announced the promotion of James Hunt to Partner from 1 April 2022.

James is a key leadership team member in Leeds, and in the Business Advisory and virtual finance function (VFF) team. He is experienced in leading audits for a variety of different businesses, ranging from law firms and manufacturing companies to larger international groups and also heads up the industrial sector team.

AAB Group appointments

James’ promotion is one of five key partner appointments across the AAB Group. Other internal promotions include Alasdair Green, Lauren McIlroy and Katy Christiansen, who are all based in the Aberdeen office. Paula Fraser has also joined the group as a Tax Partner based in the Edinburgh office.

Chris Jones, Sagars Managing Partner commented “We are delighted to announce James’ appointment to partner, an achievement which recognises his extensive technical expertise, as well as his contribution and commitment to the business.

James’ promotion, along with the partner promotions and appointments across the wider AAB Group, is the most recent demonstration of our commitment to developing talent and investing in our ever-growing team.”

Graeme Allan, AAB Group Chief Executive added “These partner appointments not only demonstrate the depth of talent being developed across the group but also our ability to attract top talent to our business.

Each of our new partners will play a key role in developing their own areas of expertise, as well as supporting the delivery of the group’s growth strategy. As a leadership team, we will continue to develop our portfolio of tech-enabled services to meet the changing needs of our clients across the UK and globally.”

James Hunt
James Hunt

A qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Taxation Adviser, James manages a mixed portfolio of business clients, providing solutions to clients’ challenges and supporting them to achieve their goals across audit, accountancy, taxation and business advisory services.

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