Rickitt Mitchell, which is based in Manchester, has made the official announcement of Fahey’s appointment.

Fahy previously had a 14-year stint as the head of UK SME’s at the London Stock Exchange, where he worked with quoted companies on both AIM and the Main Market and also alongside management teams and their investors considering flotation on the public markets.

He was also responsible for spearheading the development of the ELITE programme across the UK regions supporting fast growing companies from a broad range of sectors.

Fahy stated “I am delighted to be joining Rickitt Mitchell following an amazing 14 years at the London Stock Exchange.

“Rickitt Mitchell’s excellent track record of building long term successful relationships whilst maintaining an independent viewpoint resonated with my own view of business. The longevity of the current team and their reputation in the market is unrivalled.” He continued

“I look forward to helping the business continue to succeed in the years ahead.” He said conducingly.

Neil Mitchell, partner at Rickitt Mitchell, added: “We are delighted to welcome someone of Mark’s standing into the team.

“Having previously worked with Mark in his role at LSE, we clearly see his ability to play a key role in building on our reputation for advising high calibre management teams and business owners.” He added.