Date posted: 26/03/2019 2 min read

NZ movers and shakers - March 2019

In Movers and Shakers we mark the latest achievements of New Zealand CA ANZ members.

In Brief

  • Jason Hollingworth FCA to become Vector’s Chief Financial Officer
  • Professor Michael Bradbury FCA ranked the second most prolific academic accounting author in the region

Vector appoints FCA as CFO

Vector has appointed Jason Hollingworth FCA as Chief Financial Officer.

New Zealand's largest distributor of electricity and gas company's Chief Executive Simon Mackenzie said he is delighted to have Jason join the Vector team. Jason has extensive experience in both financial and commercial environments, most recently as part of the executive team at Sky Network Television as Chief Financial Officer.

Other previous roles include positions with TelstraSaturn, Ngai Tahu Holdings, AsiaPower Developments and Southpac Corporation and experience in investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, retailing and building network and infrastructure assets in line with funding and customer requirements.

Jason starts his new role on 27 May 2019.

Massey professor in accounting 2nd most prolific author

Two academics from Massey Business School's School of Accountancy have been ranked among the top 10 most prolific academic accounting authors in Australia and New Zealand.

Professor Michael Bradbury FCA, whose research focuses on voluntary disclosure, financial reporting and analysis, auditing and International Financial Reporting Standards, was ranked the second most prolific author in the region.

Professor Ahsan Habib, whose research interests include market-based accounting, corporate governance and auditing, was ranked 10th in the list of most published researchers.

A peer-reviewed article, published in the academic journal Accounting and Finance, examined accounting research published in the discipline's top 10 Australasian journals from 2015 to 2017 to identify the most cited articles and the most prolific authors.

The Massey Business School has been ranked third in Australasia and first in New Zealand for accounting research impact and productivity.

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