Wednesday 30 March 2016

New chairman for EY New Zealand

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EY partner, Alan Judge, who leads the firm’s Government and Public Sector practice, has been appointed non-executive chairman of Ernst & Young New Zealand (EY).

This follows the retirement of inaugural chairman Rob McLeod who left EY at the end of last year.

EY New Zealand’s managing partner Simon O’Connor says Alan’s appointment reflects his deep understanding of the New Zealand market, built over his career as a senior partner and commercial advisor.

Simon also acknowledges Rob McLeod for his work as Alan’s predecessor. “Rob has long been a giant of the profession and someone who will continue to make a significant contribution to NZ business as a professional director during  the next stage of his career, he says.

“Alan’s experience with EY has covered the private, public and NGO sectors. With strong non-executive director relationships and advocacy on public policy issues, including co-sponsorship of EY NOWW (Network of Winning Women) Alan will bring an EY voice to business and public policy issues."

Alongside his New Zealand roles, Alan is a member of EY’s Asia-Pacific Partner Advisory Council. EY is highly integrated across Asia-Pacific.

For more information, please contact:
Alan Judge
Chairman EY New Zealand
Tel: +64 4 817 0503


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