From today, seven partners, two principals and nine directors have been added to Grant Thornton’s leadership team.
Of the nine new partners and principals, six of them started at the mid-tier firm as undergraduates or graduates.
The promotions follow the appointment of eight partners over the last 12 months, bringing Grant Thornton’s total partner and principal count to 176.
Grant Thornton chief executive Greg Keith said the promotions demonstrated the firm’s commitment to developing its future leaders.
“We are proud that over half of our new leaders started at Grant Thornton as graduates — a testament to our ability to attract and retain outstanding and diverse talent,” Mr Keith said.
“We’ve tailored our support for our new partners and principals throughout their careers, including international secondments, flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies and industry participation.
“With our clients at the centre, we continually adapt and grow in order to best address their evolving needs, not only within traditional areas of accounting, but also business risk, human capital, performance improvement and supply chain optimisation.”
The new appointments include Crystel Gangemi, Jace Gawne-Buckland, Bei Bei Han and Derek Ng in its Melbourne office; John McInerney and Pierre-Olivier Lavernge-Brossard in its Sydney office; Simon Gow and Mark Trewhella in its Perth office; and Linda Farmer in its Brisbane office.
Jotham Lian is the editor of Accountants Daily, the leading source of breaking news, analysis and insight for Australian accounting professionals.
Before joining the team in 2017, Jotham wrote for a range of national mastheads including the Sydney Morning Herald, and Channel NewsAsia.