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  1. Nostalgia as veteran accountant leaves HK

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... for the 83-year-old former senior partner of Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co and former auditor of HSBC at his home away from home- his beloved Hong Kong Club. Sir Gordon, who was knighted in 1992, ... after yourself and look after others,' he said. In 1946, he returned to London to continue his studies. He joined Peat Marwick Mitchell, which was auditor of Hongkong and Shanghai Banking ...

  2. The 'father' of HK accountancy dies

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Gordon's wife and two sons have not decided on funeral details. Sir Gordon arrived in Hong Kong with his wife in the 1950s to establish Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co, now KPMG, to serve a major ...

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    Western Australia in uproar over shark cull after rise in attacks

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:39am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... of the southern hemisphere summer, the water is almost empty. "It's hard to convey to outsiders the impact in our community of these shark attacks," said Jane Marwick, a radio broadcaster. ...

  4. beijing training centre gets down to business

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Peat Marwick to jointly provide training for financial executives. Professor Chan Ka-keung, dean of the Business School, said it would work in partnership with the Beijing International ...

  5. Thousands of new jobs KPMG's vote for future

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu When Timothy Flynn became an accountant with Peat Marwick in 1979, the tools of his trade did not include a personal computer, a BlackBerry or a netbook. Rather, he was given four coloured pencils and an adding machine. Mr Flynn has gone through a few ledger books and pencils since then, during which time Peat Marwick morphed into accountancy giant KPMG. In October ...

  6. Appointments

    Posted Dec 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and risk management Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels Longbon is a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He has worked for KPMG Peat Marwick, Barclays ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Sep 08th 2007, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... like a boomerang. In memoriam The late Sir Gordon Macwhinnie, a senior partner at Peat Marwick Mitchell from 1950-78, will be missed as the doyen of accounting in Hong Kong, but some ... was Executive Council member Marvin Cheung Kin-tung, who was hired by Sir Gordon and became a senior partner at Peat Marwick, by then KPMG. Mr Cheung can recall his mentor helping to accelerate his ...

  8. New KPMG chairman Made the right move

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... joined Peat Marwick's tax department in Melbourne after being reluctant to relocate with ICI to Papua New Guinea. The rest is history. Andrews became a chartered accountant soon after joining Peat Marwick in 1984 and was promoted to partner four years later. He was then sent to Amsterdam to work on the merger between Peat Marwick and KPMG. In 1992 Andrews was asked back ...

  9. Sir Gordon's legacy stands firm, by any reckoning

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Gordon, founded the Hong Kong office of Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co, now KPMG, in the 1950s. He also established the accountants' society, and helped set up Ocean Park and the Hong Kong ... joining Peat Marwick Mitchell, which was the auditor of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp. The banking giant requested its auditing firm to set up a branch in Hong Kong, which resulted ...

  10. Hard work paves way from bottom to the top

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... of joining prestigious accounting firm Peat Marwick was dashed as he did not have the academic qualifications. Fast-forward 40 years and he is now the China and Asia-Pacific chairman of the firm, ... to abandon his studies and find a job. It was his brother's girlfriend's suggestion that he should try Peat Marwick. She was impressed by the auditors for the company she worked at, who ...




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