Chartered accountants, haysmacintyre, has promoted Jon Dawson to Partner in the firm’s Creative, Media and Technology (CMT) team.Dawson trained and qualified at haysmacintyre, before specialising in the CMT sector, and has extensive experience working with entrepreneurial, scale-up businesses as well as listed groups. He has widespread experience working closely with clients as they go through a period of change, whether that be rapid growth, fundraising or an exit event. As well as acting as the Partner on audit engagements, Jon also manages a number of transactions for his clients within the CMT sector, including IPOs, acquisition due diligence, MBOs and trade sales.
In addition to working with clients and leading various CMT initiatives, Dawson also holds roles on the firm’s Audit Management Committee, its Asia-Pacific International Desk, and its firmwide Social Committee.
Jeremy Beard, Managing Partner at haysmacintyre, says: “We are thrilled to promote Jon at this time, and to recognise his performance at the firm over recent years, and more importantly the ambition he brings to grow our business in the future. Recognising and developing talents across our services and sectors is crucial to the future success of our business. Jon has been empowered to develop his career within his chosen field and has grasped that opportunity. I am proud to welcome such a talented and energetic individual to the partnership.”
Dawson adds: “haysmacintyre has been an outstanding firm to train and work at and I’m excited about the next stage of my career as a Partner at the firm. The firm has a successful history of encouraging development of its staff and I’m proud to have achieved this promotion during a year that has been clouded by negativity as a result of the pandemic.
That we continue to promote, exemplifies what a progressive firm we are, and I look forward to working closely with the next generation and helping them to achieve their own career goals at haysmacintyre.”