Award-winning multi-franchised Dealer Group, Rygor Commercials has announced that international tax specialist and former chairman of the International Tax Committee of Nexia International, Rajesh Sharma, has joined the Rygor Board, as a non-executive director.
Rajesh brings with him a wealth of experience in international tax law and accountancy, having previously worked in the international tax practices of both Deloitte and Grant Thornton, and additionally as a partner in the international tax team at Evelyn Partners (formally Smith & Williamson) a leading firm of accountants and wealth managers in the UK.
After retiring from Evelyn Partners in March 2021, having dedicated an impressive 21 years to the company, Rajesh established a small tax boutique, advising small and medium sized enterprises on corporate transactions, demergers, and reorganisations in the UK and internationally, real estate and development of commercial properties.
Rajesh said: “I’ve dedicated my career to helping businesses become as financially efficient as possible, so I’m looking forward to working with the team at Rygor, to support the business as it continues to develop and move forward. This is a really exciting time to be part of the Rygor business and I can see that everyone at Rygor works together to achieve the very best outcomes for the company, colleagues and customers. I am excited to be part of the future of this fantastic business.”
Rygor managing director, John Keogh, said: “I am delighted that Rajesh has joined our team, and am confident this appointment is the start of a successful relationship. Our Board has more than 50 years’ collective experience of not only the Rygor business, but the motor industry too. With his unique business insights, and wealth of experience, we know that Rajesh will be an integral part of helping us continue to make Rygor the successful business it is, as well as allowing us to develop further.”
Rish Channa, Rygor’s commercial director, said: “It has been a really exciting time at Rygor over the past few months. Not only did the business achieve Great Place to Work certification, but we underwent an MBO, shortly followed by the opening of a brand-new Dealership in Reading. Throughout it all, our team has been incredible, continuing to keep our customers on the road and showing their support for us as new business owners. I’m extremely pleased to welcome Rajesh as he joins our Rygor journey, as he helps us ensure we are doing the best for the business and our team members, who are at the heart of all we do. His expertise is invaluable as we continue to focus on business efficiency and infrastructure, ensuring Team Rygor continues to set the very highest standards in the industry. You can see examples of excellence across every area of our business, and this is thanks to our amazing team."