AAB, the award-winning tech-enabled business critical service group, announced today that Mark Perry has joined the executive team as Chief People & Integration Officer. Mark joins AAB Group following more than a decade at Accelerate, where he held the position of Executive Director.
Following investment from August Equity in October 2021, AAB Group has grown rapidly, and now is a group with £50m+ revenue operating across 10 office locations.
Mark will lead the strategy for people and integration across the group, which has grown its head count by more than 80% in the past 12 months. AAB Group now employs more than 550 people in offices in Scotland, England and Ireland.
Graeme Allan, Chief Executive at AAB said: “As we continue to grow and evolve the group, it is critical that we attract and retain the best people to support our ambitious growth plans. Creating unmatched opportunities for our people is at the heart of our strategy. Mark brings a wealth of experience in developing high performing teams, and his positive energy will further strengthen our culture, enabling us to provide our clients with unparalleled services. Mark’s vision for the future of the group will be integral to our success, and I look forward to working closely with him to bring this to life.”
Mark Perry, Chief People & Integration Officer at AAB, added: “I am really excited to join the group at a period of such phenomenal growth. We will be creating even more unmatched opportunities for our people across all of our office locations to grow and develop as the group continues to evolve. Our future success will truly be determined by our people, and successful integration goes hand in hand with our teams providing awesome service to each of our clients.”
AAB has been crowned top dealmakers in Scotland for 16 consecutive years, in 2021 completing 56 deals (70% more than any other Scottish firm). Recognised as market leaders in the UK and Ireland, AAB has picked up some of the highest accolades the industry has to offer, and has ranked annually for the past 5 years in the ‘Sunday Times Top-100’ Best Companies to Work For List for People and Culture, and placed #4 Accountancy Firm across the UK in the large category.