‘Record intake’ of new partners for big four firm

One big four firm has this morning announced the appointment of 60 new partners and executive directors.

Fifty-two per cent of the appointments for KPMG are in the advisory division and the firm is also reporting "significant growth" in management consulting, which saw 25 new partners added.

Under the new leadership of David Linke, the tax practice attracted 9 new partners, growing by 15 per cent.

The audit business has also grown by 10 per cent with six new partner, enterprise by 12 per cent with seven new partners, and shared services by 11 per cent with six new partners.

Further, 23 appointments were to partners who have an innovation, transformation, technology or cyber focus.

Overall, 25 per cent of the new partners are female, with women comprising 39 percent of internal partner promotions.

External hires increased year-on-year to 40 percent of total hires. Fifty-three per cent of appointments were from internal promotions and seven per cent from acquisitions.

"We have a continued focus on attracting the top industry talent to come and work with us and add to the diversity of perspectives. We are proud that over half of our new partners were promoted from within, reflecting the quality of people we have at the firm," said KPMG Australia chief executive Gary Wingrove.

A full list of the appointments follows:

Andrew Hounsell

Audit

Melbourne

Andrew May

KPMG performance clinic

Sydney

Andrew Spong

Markets and growth

Canberra

Brad Miller

Enterprise

Melbourne

Brett Watson

Management consulting

Sydney

Catherine Hunter

Corporate citizenship 

Sydney

Catia Davim

Management consulting

Sydney

Colin Thorne

Management consulting

Canberra

Dan Harradine

Management consulting

Brisbane

Dan Robinson

Audit

Sydney

David Ibels

Management consulting

Brisbane

Elizabeth Munnings

Risk management

Sydney

Eric Beere

Enterprise

Adelaide

Gary Belfield *

Management consulting

Melbourne

Gary Chiert

Tax

Sydney

George Spathis

Tax

Sydney

Gordon Archibald

Management consulting

Sydney

Guy Edwards

Deal advisory

Melbourne

James Ferguson

Management consulting

Melbourne

James Mabbott

KPMG innovate

Sydney

Jane Bailey

Audit

Perth

Jennifer Ma

Enterprise

Adelaide

Joanne Lupton

Deal advisory

Sydney

John Baker

Management consulting

Melbourne

John Munnelly*

Management consulting

Sydney

Jon Stone

Management consulting

Sydney

Jonathan Di Michiel

Management consulting

Sydney

Julian Edwards 

Management consulting

Sydney

Karen Parkes

Management consulting

Sydney

Kristy Rees

Enterprise

Darwin

Len Nicita

Tax

Sydney

Lisa Barry

Management consulting

Melbourne

Louise Capon

General counsel

Sydney

Martin Dougall

Risk consulting

Melbourne

Matt Pearce

Management consulting

Adelaide

Minh Dao

Tax

Sydney

Natalie Raju

Tax

Sydney

Nathan Fenner

Enterprise

Brisbane

Paul Costa

Markets and growth

Sydney

Paul Guinea

Deal advisory

Melbourne

Peter Madden 

Tax

Sydney

Peter Mallyon

Tax

Sydney

Philip Barfield

Management consulting

Sydney

Phillip Sands

Enterprise

Canberra

Raphael James

Management consulting

Sydney

Richard Boele

Management consulting

Sydney

Rod Bryan

Management consulting

Sydney

Ryan Wolton*

Management consulting

Sydney

Sally Calder

Management consulting

Melbourne

Sarah Blakelock

Tax law

Brisbane

Scott Cass-Dunbar

Management consulting

Canberra

Simon Dubois

Audit

Melbourne

Stan Gallo

Risk consulting

Perth

Steve Manners

Enterprise

Hobart

Tim Aman

Audit

Sydney

Tim Nice

Tax

Sydney

Tim Robinson

Management consulting

Melbourne

Tom Reilly

Management consulting

Melbourne

Warren Green

Management consulting

Sydney

Zuzana Paulech

Audit

Sydney

* Executive director

 

 

 

promoted stories

Latest Opinions