Paul Bator has been appointed Regional Marketing and Business Development Manager by Baker Tilly. Bator, who joins from Grant Thornton, brings more than 15 years’ experience to the role, and will lead the firm’s Business Development team and manage the Marketing and Sales team in the Central region.
Paul Bator started his career at PwC after graduating in 2001 in the firm’s Assurance & business advisory services, leaving almost two years later as an Associate. In 2003, he started at recruiting company SF Group as a Management Consulting, a role he held for three years. Bator joined Grant Thornton in 2006. As the firm’s Business Development Manager he was responsible for business development, key account management, client care and bid management throughout South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and the East Midlands. Bator worked for the firm for more than 8 years.
Bator holds a Bachelor degree in Accounting & Finance from the Nottingham Trent University.
As Regional Marketing and Business Development Senior Manager, Bator will lead Baker Tilly’s Business Development team as well as manage the Marketing and Business Development team in the Central region. He will be based at the firm’s Nottingham office, although his operational activities will span over the whole Central area.
Commenting on the appointment, Simon Hart, Baker Tilly’s Regional Managing Partner for the Central region, says: “I am delighted to welcome Paul to Baker Tilly. Not only is he a highly experienced business development and marketing professional in accountancy sector, but he also knows the challenges businesses face in the central region very well. I have no doubt he will be an asset to the team and I look forward to working with him going forward.”
Baton adds: “Over the last few years, Baker Tilly has really differentiated itself as a client-focussed firm, committed to developing long term relationships and providing a full range of services to dynamic organisations. I look forward to working with Simon to strengthen our market position as a leading professional services firm in the region.”