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EY appoints new global leader for Oil and Gas Tax

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EY Senior Partner Derek Leith has been promoted to Global Oil and Gas Tax Lead after holding a similar role in the UK for 10 years. 

Derek has more than 30 years’ experience of oil and gas taxation, guiding UK and foreign investors - multinational companies, private equity funds and National Oil Companies - through all aspects of the tax landscape. He remains based in Aberdeen and committed to his role as EY’s Aberdeen Office Managing Partner.

Derek Leith, said: “My new Global role will help bring an added international dimension to my position within the UK oil and gas industry. I will be able to reinforce existing relationships while also build new connections between the North Sea’s oil and gas industry and key locations around the world.”

Mark Harvey, EY’s Senior Partner, Scotland, commented: “I am delighted to see the talent of EY’s Scottish leaders recognised on the international stage with the promotion of Derek Leith to a Global role. This is a reflection of the high calibre of our people in Scotland and establishing this position in Aberdeen is another signal of the city’s credentials as a world-leader within the oil and gas industry.”

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