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Moore Kingston Smith names first non-executive director

The firm has named Jeremy Horner as its first non-executive director

Moore Kingston Smith has announced that Jeremy Horner will be joining the company as its first non-executive director.

Joining the firm’s governance board, the addition of Horner will support the “continued development and growth of Moore Kingston Smith in line with best practice governance”.

Horner is a chartered accountant and an “experienced” non-executive director, his portfolio includes work at UK law firms TLT and Shoosmiths and patent and trade mark attorneys, Kilburn and Strode. 

He has also held positions at Deloitte (Touche Ross), Charterhouse Bank and chartered surveyors Davis Langdon. 

Horner said: “The firm has demonstrated real ambition and agility, both in quickly becoming such an integral part of the Moore Global network and despite lockdown, pursuing its growth strategy with the acquisition of Frank Hirth’s audit and accounting practice and the addition of several new partners. 

“The senior leadership team is passionate about building the firm and its people, and I’m excited to be part of that.”

Maureen Penfold, managing partner at Moore Kingston Smith, added: “Jeremy is a welcome addition to our team as a well-regarded industry figure who shares our commitment to helping clients thrive. His wide-ranging market experience and fresh perspective will be an asset to our Board. We are thrilled that he has chosen to join us.”

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