Midlands accountancy firm Baldwins has appointed a new director to its board.

Mark Craddock has 20 years' experience in the industry and joined Baldwins in 2007 from Ernst & Young where he was audit manager.

He now heads up a 20-strong team which provides accountancy and tax advice to a wide range of clients from sole traders to owner managed businesses.

He said: "When I met David and John Baldwin in 2007, I just knew straight away that these people were different than anyone I had worked with before.

"We're a business going in the right direction and are continuing to do that.

"From my perspective, I know what I can deliver and contribute and I can give a different slant to the business because I have started with a small office and grown it during a recession and provided additional services.

"Joining the board secures my long-term ambition as well as adding my skills to the Baldwins group at board level since we are all looking for long-term success.

"We will be looking at how we should grow as a practice and this is an exciting time as we aim to add to our number of offices."

Baldwins has offices in Coventry, Leamington, Stourbridge, Tamworth, Walsall and Wolverhampton  as well as sites in Ashby de la Zouch and Nottingham.

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