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Tompkins Wake appoints Jon Calder as CEO

Tompkins Wake appoints Jon Calder as CEO

Jon Calder has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hamilton headquartered law firm, Tompkins Wake. He has joined the company after four years as Chief Executive of the New Zealand National Fieldays Society and Mystery Creek Events Centre.

Tompkins Wake Chairman of Partners, Lachlan Muldowney, says “We’re thrilled to have Jon join our team. His leadership experience, business acumen and the relationships he has in the commercial and primary industry sectors will be instrumental in successfully executing our strategy.”

Prior to his tenure with the National Fieldays, Calder held senior management positions in the transport sector including with Air New Zealand.

Calder says, “I was immediately attracted to the firm’s young, innovative partnership and their collective desire to not only practice law well, but run a successful business too. I look forward to the challenges of working in the professional services sector.”

Jon’s appointment was effective from Monday 18 January, 2016.


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