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New partner cements PwC’s commitment to Christchurch

Press Release – PwC

PwC welcomes the admission of Wayne Munn as a Corporate Finance Partner in the firm’s Christchurch practice. Wayne’s appointment as a lateral recruit partner shows PwC’s commitment to play a leading role in the rebuild of Christchurch and Canterbury.30 March 2012
New partner cements PwC’s commitment to Christchurch

PwC welcomes the admission of Wayne Munn as a Corporate Finance Partner in the firm’s Christchurch practice. Wayne’s appointment as a lateral recruit partner shows PwC’s commitment to play a leading role in the rebuild of Christchurch and Canterbury.

Wayne brings more than 15 years of commercial experience which includes advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, valuations and strategy and dispute analysis. He previously held the position of Corporate Finance Director at PwC, before leaving the firm in 2010 to join Ngâi Tahu Holdings Group as Chief Investment Officer.

PwC Chief Executive Officer Bruce Hassall says “Wayne’s admission to the partnership further strengthens the Corporate Finance and South Island teams. With Wayne’s return to PwC, it means the firm and our local Christchurch office is well positioned to help our clients respond to the unique challenges and investment opportunities of the Christchurch rebuild.

“Investing in Christchurch and continuing to strengthen the skill base of our local Christchurch team is a priority for the firm. As a leading New Zealand firm, we believe it’s important and necessary firms like ours show New Zealand and overseas investors Christchurch remains a vibrant City with many new investment opportunities,” adds Mr Hassall.

New Corporate Finance Partner Wayne Munn says “It’s an exciting time to be back at PwC as I’ll be able to play a key role in helping a wide range of businesses achieve their goals in Christchurch and the South Island.”

Wayne Munn’s admission as partner at PwC increases the total number of Christchurch partners to ten and 110 nationally. PwC New Zealand has more than 1,300 staff across eight New Zealand offices.

Wayne will start at PwC on 2 April 2012.

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