Deloitte announces appointment of new Principals

Press release

Deloitte recently announced that Michael Bianchi, Ian Coppini and Paul Manduca have, with effect from 1 July 2014, been promoted to the position of Principal within the Audit Service line of Deloitte Malta.

Michael Bianchi joined Deloitte in 2000 and during his time with the firm has worked on a varied client base of local and international clients. He is responsible for the statutory audits of a number of entities specialising in entities operating in the Financial Services Industry.  In 2007 Michael was transferred to the Deloitte office in London where he worked on a number of multinational companies in the Insurance and Investments Management Practice for two years.

Ian Coppini joined Deloitte in 2000 and has over 10 years experience in audits of a number of public and private entities engaged in a variety of industries. Ian specialises in entities operating in the Financial Services Industry, focusing particularly on clients operating in the Insurance industry.  During his time with Deloitte, Ian has worked on overseas engagements with other Deloitte offices, namely Luxembourg and New York.  

Since joining the Malta firm in 2002, Paul Manduca has worked on a number of local and international audit engagements with particular emphasis on the companies operating in the banking sector. He has had experience on a number of overseas engagements within the Deloitte network, particularly within the Banking and Securities Team of the Deloitte London office. He has also worked on a number of regulatory assignments assisting banks with the review of their business plans and license application process.

Malcolm Booker, Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Malta said “We are very pleased to announce the promotion of Michael, Ian and Paul to Principal. The collective skillset and experience that these three individuals bring to the firm further reinforces our positioning as experts in the Financial Services Industry and continues to strengthen the leadership of our firm.”

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Deloitte Malta
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