Accountancy group UHY Hacker Young has announced the appointment of Subarna Banerjee as managing partner of its London and Nottingham offices.\r\n\r\nBanerjee succeeds Laurence Sacker, who held the role since 2016. He was formerly the head of the firm\u2019s national charity and not-for-profit group.\r\n\r\nAs well as working with a wide range of regulatory bodies, charities, academies, and universities, Banerjee also provides audit services to large private groups involved in property and publishing.\r\n\r\nHe joined UHY Hacker Young in 2014, having previously worked in senior roles at Ernst and Young and Grant Thorton, where he held senior roles such as audit manager and director.\r\n\r\n\u00a0He said his role will be to work with all the partners to further develop the firm\u2019s audit and advisory client base across a range of sectors, where the firm has demonstrable expertise, including the audit of companies listed on both UK and international markets.\r\n\r\nHe said : \u201cIt\u2019s a real honour to take on this role. I\u2019ll be building on the great work of Laurence and his predecessor, Ladislav Hornan, in developing UHY Hacker Young\u2019s position as one of the UK\u2019s leading accountancy firms which has a fantastic client base.\u201d\r\n\r\n\u201cThe firm has developed an outstandingly positive culture that is really friendly, meritocratic and professional. Being a relative newcomer to the firm, that is something I still find refreshing.\u201d\r\n\r\nSacker added: \u201cThe entire partnership is delighted that Subarna is taking up this role. He has the right blend of skills, ideas and experience to take UHY Hacker Young forward.\u201d\u00a0\r\n\r\nBanerjee has also been appointed to join Sacker as the UK\u2019s second founder director to the board of UHY International.