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Deloitte announces appointment of two new directors and a new principal

Press release

Malta, 07 January 2016 — Deloitte has announced the appointment of two new directors within the Audit service line and a new principal within its Financial Services Industry function with effect from 1 January 2016. Michael Bianchi and Ian Coppini have been promoted to the position of director, whilst Patrick Mangion has been appointed to the position of principal.

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

Ian Coppini joined Deloitte in 2000 and has over 15 years’ experience in audits of public and private entities engaged in a variety of industries. His specialisation is in entities operating in the Financial Services Industry, particularly focusing on clients operating in the Insurance Industry. During his time with Deloitte, Ian has worked at Deloitte offices overseas, namely Luxembourg and New York where he spent two years.  

Patrick Mangion joined Deloitte in 1996. He has been actively involved in the financial services regulated sector for the past 12 years. Patrick is a subject matter expert in asset management, representing Deloitte Malta at a number of local and international asset management fora.  He has worked at Deloitte offices in Budapest, London and Zurich.

Malcolm Booker, Chief Executive Officer at Deloitte Malta, said, “We believe in investing in our people and in our services. Michael, Ian and Patrick bring extensive knowledge and expertise to the firm and have further strengthened our Audit and Financial Services Industry functions. They have demonstrated the qualities that we pride ourselves in, including making a commitment to collaborating with our clients, and demonstrating leadership capabilities. This will also help ensure Deloitte continues to make an impact that matters with clients and our people through supporting the growth and competitiveness of the firm.”

Press contact:
Marketing & Communications
Deloitte Malta
Tel: +356 2343 2000 

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