With an outstanding track record in finance and general management, Keith Brown has extensive experience of local, national and international business and joins Bruton Knowles to help steer future growth.
Managing Partner Patrick Downes said: “We are delighted to welcome Keith to the partnership and look forward to his insightful contributions to our business strategy.
“Keith’s track record speaks for itself and covers a wide range of business specialisms which will complement our own skills, services and established contact network.
“With skills and experience built up over a number of years in advanced financial management, general and commercial management, alongside both Treasury and international business negotiation, Keith is a high calibre addition to Bruton Knowles’.”
Keith Brown said: “Bruton Knowles has demonstrated aspirations to grow through a 2020 vision for the business, which brings its own set of challenges and opportunities.
“As non-executive chairman I will be helping the company grow both organically as well as through merger and acquisition.”
In addition to chairing business strategy group and partner meetings, Keith intends to visit each Bruton Knowles office across the UK to meet team managers and staff.
He went on “I believe a business has to be clear about how it wants to achieve growth. This is where I bring particular expertise and experience to help Bruton Knowles move forward, identifying and balancing the risk and reward.”
Keith Brown hasa wide range of experience including spells as Group Finance Director with Pan European food and drink giant the Gerber Emig Group.
Before that Keith was finance director with Rexam PLC and was a divisional finance director of Rexam Worldwide - which was formed on the acquisition of Bristol-based DRG.
In addition to ‘attempting’ to play golf Keith finds time to study an Open University course in Mathematical Physics, which he says helps him find the structure and discipline to organise his time.