April 03, 2024

Good Things Come in… Fours!


Claire Bryant

Announcing Four New Principals: MGI+MORE’s Bold Step Forward

MGI+MORE is delighted to kick off the new financial year by announcing four new Principals joining the leadership team. This marks a significant milestone in our firm’s journey towards creating successful business owners.

“I’m excited to share the promotion of Megan Plumridge, Man Yu Woodward, Paul Eckford, and Amy Bland to Principal,” says Chief Executive Dan Henderson. This promotion recognises their contributions to our clients and team. Furthermore, it highlights MGI+MORE’s progressive approach to growth and development. We firmly believe their expertise, dedication, and passion will further drive our core purpose of creating successful business owners.”

As MGI+MORE continues to ensure NZ business owners feel supported through our advisory and accountancy expertise, the addition of these new Principals reinforces our position as a trusted advisor. Their promoted roles will enhance our capabilities and solidify our reputation for delivering practical outcomes and enabling long-term success for clients.

Meet our new Principals:

Megan Plumridge:

Megan specialises in assisting businesses with process challenges, cash flow, and analysing management accounts. Her passion lies in collaborating closely with her clients to pinpoint pain points and devise practical solutions. With prior experience in Financial Services in the UK and the import/distribution/retail sector in New Zealand, Megan brings diverse expertise to support her clients. Outside of work, Megan is an outdoor enthusiast and mum of two.

Man Yu Woodward:

Man Yu finds fulfilment in seeing her clients thrive professionally and personally. With experience in senior tax roles and two decades of commercial and practice experience, she offers considered business planning and tax advice, specialising in hospitality, retail, tech start-ups, and e-commerce. Outside of work, Man Yu owns a hospitality business in Pukekohe with her husband, providing firsthand insight into balancing career, business, and family.

Paul Eckford:

Paul excels at cultivating successful partnerships with his team and clients, driving positive change, and enabling the achievement of their goals. With over 20 years of public practice experience, Paul thrives in a dynamic environment. Outside of work, he’s a passionate football enthusiast and enjoys spending time with his young family while exploring new craft beers.

Amy Bland:

Amy relishes working closely with clients to overcome challenges as a business owner. With a background in multinational accounting firms, she provides actionable advice tailored to MGI+MORE’s key clients. Her industry expertise spans retail and hospitality, technology, professional services, and more. Outside of work, Amy prioritises family time, supports her daughters’ sporting activities, and plays club hockey herself.

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