BDO announces two new partner hires

BDO announces two new partner hires

Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO has continued its commitment to investing in people and talent hiring two new partners, bolstering its advisory offerings.

Claire Frangou joins BDO as an M&A partner in the firm’s North corporate finance team, having built up over 25 years’ experience as a corporate financier. Her role at BDO will see Claire working closely with owner-managed and private equity-backed businesses to support their continued growth and development. Claire will be based in the firm’s Manchester office and joins from KPMG.

Zsolt Szelecki will be based in BDO’s London office and joins as partner and Head of People Advisory Service in the firm’s Digital, Risk & Advisory Service (DRAS) team. Zsolt will support businesses with culture and organisational transformation projects, and has significant experience in talent management, organisational effectiveness, and leadership team alignment. Zsolt joins BDO from a Non-Executive Director position having previously had a unique mix of corporate, professional services and entrepreneurial roles.

Paul Eagland, Managing Partner at BDO, commented on the appointments:

“Claire and Zsolt’s appointments are a key part of our ongoing investment in our advisory capabilities and offerings. Our partners provide us with a strong foundation on which we build our business and attract talented individuals to provide the services our client base is looking for.

“Both Claire and Zsolt’s experience and expertise, and their desire to see their respective teams succeed, make them a fantastic fit with our culture.”


Note to editors

Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP provides integrated advice and solutions to help businesses navigate a changing world.

The organisations we work with are Britain’s economic engine –entrepreneurially-spirited, high-growth businesses that fuel the economy.

We understand the ambitions and entrepreneurial mindset of those we work with and have the global reach, integrity and expertise to help people and businesses succeed.


BDO LLP operates in 17 offices across the UK, employing 7,500 people offering tax, audit and assurance, and a range of advisory services. BDO LLP is the UK member firm of the BDO international network.

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The BDO global network provides business advisory services in 164 countries and territories, with 111,300 people working out of 1,803 offices worldwide. It has revenues of US$12.8bn.


Nikki Barnsley-Walker
Corporate Affairs Executive