Staples Rodway appoints tax guru as board chairman

This is a supplied media release.

Accounting and business advisory firm Staples Rodway Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Dickeson as its new Auckland chairman.

Mr Dickeson has worked in New Zealand’s tax industry for over 20 years, joining Staples in 2006. He has previously served the as NZ Divisional President of CPA Australia. Mr Dickeson is a qualified as a Chartered Accountant and solicitor.

“Andrew has been a key part of the Staples Rodway team for more than a decade, providing practical solutions to the complicated tax and financial issues that clients encounter,” says David Searle, managing director of Staples Rodway.

“With his ability to view situations from both a legal and financial perspective, he is the ideal person to guide the business through an era of ongoing change.”

Mr Dickeson has worked with a wide range of New Zealand companies, subsidiaries of overseas entities and high worth individuals, handling both corporate taxation and individual tax issues. He has a particular interest in indirect taxation such as GST.

“After assisting other businesses for so long, it’s a great honour to be invited to the position of chairman at Staples Rodway,” he says.

“I feel very strongly about our business being more than just numbers. The work we do has the power to transform businesses, assist employees through better HR practices and give direction and peace of mind to managers faced with difficult decisions or complex issues. I look forward to helping our team at Staples Rodway continue to show our clients that putting people first is just good business practice.”