Shipping accountant Moore Stephens has appointed Gavin Stoddart
as a partner in London, with special responsibility for developing the firm's Russian and Ukrainian business. As managing director of Moore Stephens Russia Ltd.
, Stoddart will focus on expanding the existing network of offices in Moscow, Nakhodka, Sakhalin Island
, Vladivostok and Kiev, Ukraine
, and expanding the range of services, which include audits and consultancy advice to major clients, particularly on Russian taxation issues. He will be joined by Elena Tikhnenko
, a U.S. certified public accountant, who has moved to London from Moore Stephens Dalaudit in Vladivostok. She will work closely with Stoddart, as senior manager of Moore Stephens Russia.
In a separate move, Richard Greiner
has been appointed Director of Shipping Research and Marketing.. His new role provides further focus for Moore Stephens= shipping expertise. Greiner is to spearhead an expansion of Moore Stephens= shipping industry work into the ports and freight forwarding sectors.
Moore Stephens London
, founded in 1907, is a member firm of Moore Stephens International Limited
, one of the world's leading accounting and consulting networks, with more than 380 offices of member firms in over 70 countries. Moore Stephens London is noted for a number of industry specializations and, in particular, is widely acknowledged as a leading shipping and insurance adviser.