Date posted: 29/07/2019 2 min read

Inaugural CA ANZ Board Chair Murray Jack FCA retires

CA ANZ Board chooses Tony Harrington AM FCA to succeed as Chair following inaugural Board Chair Murray Jack FCA’s retirement.

In Brief

  • Inaugural CA ANZ Board Chair Murray Jack FCA will retire after the Board meeting on 31 July 2019
  • The Board has chosen Tony Harrington AM FCA as his successor
  • The inaugural Chair "focused on ensuring the member voice is at the heart of strategy and activity"

The Board of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand has announced Chair Murray Jack FCA will retire from the Board at its Board meeting on 31 July 2019.

The Board has chosen Tony Harrington AM FCA to take over as Chair following Murray's retirement. Murray was the inaugural Chair of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, having served on the committee that oversaw the collaboration between NZICA and ICAA since it began in 2010. He joined the NZICA Board in 2009.

"Murray has focused on ensuring the member voice is at the heart of strategy and activity to ensure they match the needs of our profession."
President Stephen Walker FCA.

President Stephen Walker FCA paid tribute to Murray's contribution to the oversight of your professional body: "In that time Murray has focused on ensuring the member voice is at the heart of strategy and activity to ensure they match the needs of our profession."

The Council of Chartered Accountants ANZ appointed Tony Harrington to the Board in March 2019. The role of the Council is to represent the interests of the membership as a whole and oversee the Board.

With extensive experience as a Chartered Accountant, Tony has a career history of more than 30 years in practice and a breadth of Chair and non-executive Director roles in infrastructure, not for profit and start up entities.

He was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in recognition of his services to the community through a range of philanthropic and charitable organisations.

About Tony Harrington AM FCA

Tony has extensive experience as a Chartered Accountant.

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