Locate in Kent has announced the appointment of Kreston Reeves Senior Partner Andrew Griggs to its Board.
Andrew is one of a number or professionals on the Locate in Kent board bringing specific areas of expertise and insight. Andrew will amongst other things have oversight of the finance function.
Locate in Kent is the official inward investment agency for Kent and Medway. As well as promoting the county as a prime location for business and investment, Locate in Kent assists with the creation of new jobs by providing free, confidential support to businesses setting up, expanding or relocating.
Since forming in 1997, Locate in Kent has supported more than 1,100 businesses, helping to create and retain over 70,000 jobs. Their all-inclusive advice package includes a comprehensive commercial property search, advice on available grants and loans, sector specialist insights, skills and manufacturing support and connections into legal, accountancy, marketing and relocation services.
Commenting on his appointment, Andrew said: “Locate in Kent has a first-class reputation at home and around the world and is responsible for attracting news businesses and jobs into the county. Kreston Reeves has a long connection to Locate in Kent and I am thrilled to join its strong board and to play a role in ensuring the long-term success of the county”.
Locate in Kent CEO Gavin Cleary said: “Kreston Reeves is one of the region’s foremost accountancy, financial planning and business advisory firms, representing some of our largest and fastest growing businesses. Through its Kreston network it was a worldwide reach. Andrew is a terrific addition to our board and we look forward to working alongside him”.