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Deloitte continues to strengthen its Audit & Risk Advisory practice and Basel team

Zurich, 15 December 2015

Deloitte in Switzerland has welcomed a new Partner to its Audit & Risk Advisory practice, underlining the firm’s ambitions to further develop its audit services. Patrick Fawer has joined Deloitte’s office in Basel, a testament to the firm’s strong footprint in the Basel region.

Patrick Fawer joined Deloitte on 1 October 2015 as Partner in the firm’s Audit & Risk Advisory practice. Patrick has more than 19 years’ experience providing audit and advisory services to Swiss multinational companies primarily in the chemical and consumer business industries. Before joining Deloitte, Patrick held various senior audit positions at EY and Arthur Andersen in Basel. Patrick is a Swiss Certified Accountant and serves as President of the Swiss Audit, Tax and Fiduciary Association (EXPERTsuisse) for the Basel region.

Patrick will look to strengthen the firm’s Swiss Audit & Risk Advisory practice – in particular in the Basel region – by intensifying local market activities and further developing the Swiss audit brand quality. He will serve multinational companies as well as SMEs and family-owned corporations.

Thierry Aubertin, Managing Partner, Audit & Risk Advisory at Deloitte in Switzerland, commented: “Patrick’s extensive audit experience and deep knowledge of the local market will provide real added-value to our clients.”

He added: “Deloitte in Switzerland has grown rapidly in recent years, and our Audit & Risk Advisory business has also expanded in both its depth of client expertise and its breadth of services into the finance, regulatory and compliance areas. We continue to have a clear focus on further increasing our audit market share across the Swiss financial services and corporate sectors.”

Patrick Fawer is based in Deloitte’s Basel office, where more than 60 Audit, Tax and Consulting professionals serve local and national clients across all industries.

About Deloitte in Switzerland

Deloitte is a leading accounting and consulting company in Switzerland and provides industry-specific services in the areas of audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory. With more than 1,400 employees at six locations in Basel, Berne, Geneva, Lausanne, Lugano and Zurich (headquarters), Deloitte serves companies and institutions of all legal forms and sizes in all industry sectors. Deloitte AG is a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP, the UK member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL). DTTL member firms comprise of over 225,000 employees in more than 150 countries.

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