Thank you Chris!
14th October 2020
We would like to announce that GPAD’s Chairman and founder, Chris Ploutarhou, is retiring. Chris started GPAD in 2002 and has been a pioneer in the practice’s ethos of a people focused approach, responsible for many of the friendships that GPAD has established with clients and partners. Chris has been instrumental in the practice’s evolution, and has been a guiding hand to many at GPAD as we have grown over the past 18 years. He will be missed by all at the practice and we wish him all the best as he starts this new chapter in life.
Charles Bettes will continue to lead the practice with the support of the senior leadership team.
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