Mid-tier firm Pitcher Partners has announced the appointment of seven new partners, while BDO has increased its partnership by 21.
Leading mid-tiers name new partners
Pitcher Partners announced it has appointed new partners at its Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane offices, with the Victorian partnership growing the most, through its five appointments.
Ben Powers and Dean Love have been made partners in the Melbourne office’s business assurance and advisory team, while tax experts Stuart Dall and Ali Suleyman joined Melbourne’s tax consulting partnership team.
Michal Jozwik was also appointed partner in Melbourne in the firm’s risk services team.
In addition, Simon Chun was appointed partner in the Brisbane office's tax consulting team and Ryan Curry has been appointed partner in the Adelaide firm's private clients and business services team.
Meanwhile, BDO announced the appointment of 21 new partners across its Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Cairns offices.
BDO chairman, Helen Argiris, said the new appointments are strategically focused to provide additional expertise and capability across both traditional and new areas of business.
“We’ve made appointments across a number of service lines, including audit, tax and advisory, and with specialisations such as transfer pricing, and China and Asian advisory services," she said.
“And as technology enables clients to automate more of their compliance activities, we are focusing on our business advisory services and better leveraging the expertise of our experienced corporate finance, risk assurance and consulting teams,” Ms Argiris said.
“All partners bring with them years of experience and a commitment to exceptional client service."
BDO new partners:
Kim O’Brien – private clients
Gareth Few - audit
Vanessa Priest – tax
Krish Patel - tax
Wai Aw – audit, China and Asian advisory services
Jason De Boer - tax
Greg Ellis – corporate finance
Anne Lockwood - audit
Mark Pizzacalla – tax and advisory
Stephen Seear – corporate finance
Zara Ritchie – transfer pricing
Mark Whittaker – corporate finance
Scott Birkett – corporate finance
Tim Mann - audit
Eng Hua Ng - corporate and international tax
Ian Skelton - audit
Dean Boyle - private clients
Jarrad Prue - audit
Michael Cassidy - forensics
Ann Stratikopoulos - tax
Todd Kelly – business recovery