Tainton becomes COO at Davidson Chalmers

Gordon TaintonEdinburgh-based commercial law firm Davidson Chalmers has appointed Gordon Tainton as chief operating officer.

Mr Tainton, who joins from PayWizard, will play a leading role in the development of Davidson Chalmers’ business and financial management strategy.

He is an accountant whose career has included senior financial roles at Sky and RMD Group. He joined PayWizard in 1999 and became chief commercial operations officer in 2004 and subsequently, managing director of shared services in 2007 responsible for back-office operations, fulfilment and professional services.

Andrew Chalmers, managing partner at Davidson Chalmers, said: “It’s a great coup to have recruited someone with Gordon’s considerable financial and management expertise.

“He will be able to add another dimension to how we effectively manage and structure our business going forward.  He joins us at an exciting time for Davidson Chalmers, with a number of significant new client wins and the on-going growth of the firm.”

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