Anthony Harris - Solutions to Strategy, Structure and Business Development
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Anthony Harris (M Com 1st Cl Hons)

Anthony Harris has twenty years experience in providing turnaround, insolvency, financing and deal related services. His experience includes

  • Turnaround and insolvency
    • Successful turnarounds in the shipping, contracting, stevedoring and infrastructure sectors.
    • Numerous business reorganizations
    • Independent investigations of recovery or reorganisation options
    • Design and implementation of structured reorganisation solutions
    • Experienced liquidator and receiver
  • Deal related consulting
    • Evaluation or execution of numerous acquisition or divestment transactions
    • New venture business cases
    • Determination and execution of exit strategies
    • Legal and tax structuring
    • Deal financing, due diligence and getting the deal done
    • Establishing and maintaining structures
  • Corporate Governance
    • Independent Chairman of Auckland Stevedoring Co Ltd (1991 to 1997)
    • Independent Director and Chairman of Union Chemicals Ltd (1992 - 1997) Reef Group Limited (1996 - 1998) and TerraCare Limited (1999 - 2006)
    • Independent Director Sentra Printing Company Limited (2007 - 2009)

Anthony is married with three children, plays squash and other sport as time allows.

Direct Dial 07 579 3720

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Dave Lathan BA (Hons), ANZIIF (Snr Assoc), CA

Dave Lathan joined the firm in July 2013 and is a Chartered Accountant.

Originally from the UK, Dave started his career within the insolvency industry at PRO Insurance Solutions. Dave was involved in the analysis, negotiation and execution of complex one-off deals to finalise reinsurance claim settlements. After four years at PRO Dave left the UK on his OE and over the following three years worked within finance departments of Maersk Line, Zorb, and GE Aviation.

Dave came to Tauranga with his kiwi wife Bex, in May 2009. Dave worked at RHB Chartered Accountants for four years where he had a varied role and gained experience within Taxation, Business Advisory, Insolvency and Audit.

Dave enjoys keeping fit at his local cross fit gym, playing golf and is currently learning to play the guitar.

Direct Dial 07 579 3725

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John Smith BMS CA

John joined the firm in April 2010 and is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in both the Chartered Accounting and Corporate environments.

In recent years John has spent considerable time working with various small and medium sized entities developing business structures that both manage risk and provide tax efficiencies.

John's responsibilities encompass the provision of advisory services to clients oriented to improving business performance and profitability, and preparation of financial statements for defined client groups. John also shares with Anthony all aspects of our relationship with a number of our key client groups.

John is passionate and enthusiastic about providing business advice and seeing good businesses do well as a result. He is very committed to the value of systems and the importance of a consistent product or service being delivered to the customers every time. Accordingly he often brings a new perspective to the table with this focus.

He is a congenial person who will always try to provide assistance to anyone who has a need for his skills.

John is married with three adult children. He has a lifestyle block in Te Puna, and he enjoys sport, music and family time in his spare time.

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Chris Rogers
Insolvency Administrator

Chris joined the team in October 2007. His career began in banking and advanced to senior executive positions with Trust Bank Bay of Plenty. He had management roles at branch level, auditing, residential lending and a significant time as strategic planner helping the bank adapt to a newly deregulated economy.

Over a twenty year period he has owned several businesses in sectors including floriculture, small business advice and finance broking.

Chris mainly supports Anthony in managing and conducting insolvency assignments, and also assists with internal compliance and various client administration requirements.

Chris is married with adult children and has a large extended family. Over the years Chris has had involvement in a wide range of sports and outdoor adventures.

Direct Dial 07 579 3722

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Trudy Riley
Accounting Assistant

Trudy is the newest member of the Anthony Harris team. She has an extensive accounting practice support background.

Trudy is responsible for company administration and maintenance, GST and other tax return analysis or preparation, and companies office and PPSR administration. Trudy also supports Dave in our workflow management.

Having recently moved to the beautiful BOP she enjoys spending time with her family, walking and enjoying the wonderful beach atmosphere. Trudy is married with three adult sons and a young daughter.

Direct Dial 07 579 3721

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Kimberley Tipper

Kimberley joined the team in September 2010. She has an extensive sales and marketing background with a strong focus on customer service.

Kimberley provides key support to the team and ensures the smooth functioning of the office. Her aim is to make sure that she provides the best support possible so that key personnel in the office are able to work to their optimum.

She is married with two young children and enjoys walking, camping and interior design.

Direct Dial 07 579 3528

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