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Deloitte announces fifteen new equity partners

New appointments lift the total number of partners to 113

Deloitte is pleased to announce the appointment of fifteen new equity partners over the last year, bringing the total number of equity partners across the firm’s seven offices to 113.

Ten new equity partners have been appointed from 1 June. They are Tax partners Annamaria Maclean (Auckland), Jenny Liu (Auckland), Alex Mitchell (Wellington) and Melanie Meyer (Wellington); Deloitte Private partner Daniel Hellyer (Queenstown); Risk Advisory partner Ian Tuke (Auckland); Corporate Finance partners Simon Chapman (Auckland), David Webb (Auckland) and Matthew Parker (Wellington); and Audit & Assurance partner Silvio Bruinsma (Wellington).

An additional five new partners have been appointed since August 2016, including Consulting partners Grant Frear (Auckland), Damian Harvey (Auckland) and Chris Herbert (Wellington); Deloitte Private partner Jon Bradley (Auckland); and Audit & Assurance partner James Shepherd (Wellington).

Deloitte New Zealand Chief Executive Thomas Pippos says the latest appointments reflect both the firm’s ongoing investment in its people and culture, as well as its commitment to the continued growth of its practice in New Zealand.

“Each of these people has a unique skill set to help our clients develop and grow their businesses,” says Mr Pippos.

“They bring a range of diverse experience to their roles and underscore our absolute commitment to making an impact that matters for our clients in the corporate and private markets across the entire country,” he said.

“These appointments are a positive indication of Deloitte’s growth, as well as our desire to continue to create advancement opportunities for our people. They lay a strong foundation for 2018 and beyond.”

For more information about the new partners, go to  

Media contact:

Matt Huntington
Deloitte New Zealand Communications Manager
04 470 3771


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