Profession loses leading figure Allan Wadams FCA
The New Zealand accounting profession has lost an iconic figure.
Notable accountant honoured in local media.
- John Waddams was awarded a Fellowship in acknowledgement of his service to the profession and community.
- He passed away peacefully in early June.
Allan Wadams FCA was not only instrumental in the growth of Staples Roadway since the 1970s, but gave back to the community in many ways. He passed away peacefully in early June surrounded by family.
Waddams was chairman of Staples Rodway Auckland. He was the longest-serving partner with an extensive background in tax. In acknowledgement of his service to the profession and community John was awarded a Fellowship by CA ANZ. John also had strong community values.
He was Chairman of St John Northern Region and a long-serving board member in charge of finances. An obituary can be read here (http://www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/285312).