Accountants and business advisers HLB Mann Judd Sydney has promoted two managers to director, bringing the number of directors to eight.

Melinda Measday has been appointed a director in the Wealth division and Alexander King has been appointed a director in the Tax division.

Tony Fittler, managing partner of HLB Mann Judd Sydney, said that Ms Measday and Mr King are long-standing members of the team and have continually demonstrated excellence in working closely with clients to meet their needs.

“Both Melinda and Alex joined HLB Mann Judd as graduates and have extended their experience and expertise as they continue their careers within the firm.

“It’s particularly pleasing to have such strong candidates for internal promotion which is testament to HLB Mann Judd’s approach to career development and mentoring.”

Ms Measday first joined HLB Mann Judd’s Adelaide firm as a graduate in 1989, moving to Sydney in 1992. After a break to raise a family, Ms Measday returned to HLB Mann Judd Sydney’s wealth division in 2006, specialising in SMSFs and aged care. She holds a bachelor of economics (accounting) from the University of Adelaide and a diploma of financial planning, and is a member of CAANZ, an ASIC Registered SMSF auditor and an accredited Aged Care advisor.

Mr King joined HLB Mann Judd Sydney as a graduate in 2008. His areas of specialisation include corporate taxation and business restructuring, advising business in industries including funds management, property, agribusiness and transport. He holds a bachelor of commerce from the University of Sydney and is a member of CAANZ and The Tax Institute.