Carter Jonas Announces Appointment of New Finance Director
Date of Article
Jun 11 2024

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Carter Jonas has appointed Don Cathcart as its new Finance Director. With over three decades of experience in the financial services industry, Don brings a wealth of expertise to his new role.

Prior to joining Carter Jonas, Don held senior positions at several financial institutions. He has had roles at Schroders, BNP Paribas, Royal Bank of Canada, Smith & Williamson, and most recently, Brown Shipley. His extensive experience and proven track record make him a valuable addition to the Carter Jonas team.

Don will be taking over from Rod Meade, who has served as the Finance Director since 2010 and will be retiring at the end of June. The transition period will involve close collaboration between the two to ensure a seamless handover.

Richard Bruce, Chief Executive of Carter Jonas, said: "Don's leadership and financial expertise will greatly benefit our business and it is a pleasure to welcome him to Carter Jonas. As we move forward with our 2030 strategy planning, we are drawing from our collective experience and that of our teams. Don’s expertise will be invaluable in this process, and he will play a crucial role in shaping our approach to advance our business and help our clients and stakeholders understand how we can support them in achieving their objectives.

“I would also like to express our sincere gratitude to Rod Meade for his unwavering commitment and outstanding contributions over the past 14 years. Since joining Carter Jonas last year, I have directly benefited from his wise and thoughtful advice and insights. I am grateful to have worked with him over the past months.

Don Cathcart added:As one of the largest independent property partnerships in the country, Carter Jonas offers an exciting opportunity. With a strong growth record and a wide range of services, the business has an excellent reputation for long-term client relationships and a collaborative culture. I am eager to contribute my knowledge and experience to help set commercial targets as part of our 2030 strategy and look forward to working with Richard, the management team and wider business to achieve our collective goals.