Staples Rodway announces senior promotions

National accounting and business advisory firm Staples Rodway has announced three new Associate Directors in Auckland.

This is a supplied media release.

National accounting and business advisory firm Staples Rodway has promoted three of its Auckland team from Senior Managers to Associate Directors. Kaison Chang, Sonia Gaskin and Sachin Patel have received the promotions in recognition of their dedication and expertise.

Kaison Chang, from Staples Rodway’s Business Advisory Services team, has been with Staples Rodway since 2008. He returned to Staples Rodway in 2013 after some time in Toronto, Canada and at the NZ branch of an NYSE listed company. Mr Chang specialises in providing business advice to companies, trusts and high net worth individuals. He has worked with everything from start-up companies to long established businesses and provides French language services for clients.

Sonia Gaskin, who works in the firm’s Taxation Services team, came to Staples Rodway in 2011 with five years’ experience as a tax advisor for a ‘big four’ firm in Auckland. This promotion will also see her join the leadership team of Staples Rodway Women in Business. Ms Gaskin specialises in corporate tax compliance, taxation advisory and transfer pricing.

Sachin Patel, of the Audit and Assurance Services team, has been at Staples Rodway for eight years and oversees the audits of a number of listed and medium to large entities. Mr Patel specialises in external and internal audits, consulting services and financial reporting.

Staples Rodway Auckland Managing Director David Searle says: “We are delighted to recognise the hard work, commitment and expertise of Kaison, Sonia and Sachin. Staples Rodway is a successful, growing practice and it is great to be able to promote such capable members of our team, in three key areas of our business.”

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