Deloitte Romania leadership strengthens through the admission of three new partners

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Deloitte Romania leadership strengthens through the admission of three new partners

28 June 2018

Deloitte Romania is proud to announce the regional partnership admission of three senior professionals with outstanding contributions in serving clients and developing teams: Ciprian Gavriliu, Tax Director, has been promoted to Partner in Deloitte Central Europe, while Georgiana Singurel and Andreea Artenie, currently Partners with Reff & Associates, have been elevated to Partners in Deloitte Legal Central Europe.

“I am extremely proud of my colleagues and their achievements. While naturally different, their stories have a lot in common, as these leaders are shining examples of Deloitte’s values: passion for profession, outstanding dedication to clients, a drive to build business and a genuine, uncompromising care for colleagues”, said Alexandru Reff, country managing partner Deloitte Romania. “Their accession to partnership is testimony to the fact that Deloitte offers exceptional careers in which professionals who act consistently with an ownership mind-set may become co-owners in the Firm.”

“At Deloitte, we are committed to diversity in general and to gender equality in particular, not because it is politically correct but because it delivers superior business effectiveness.  I believe leadership will be relying increasingly on the feminine consciousness and values such as cooperation, empathy and care for others. Most new partners admitted or hired this year are ladies, which puts us at parity in some businesses and fairly close to it overall in the Romanian partner group,” added Reff.

Dan Badin, Deloitte Romania Tax& Legal Partner-in-charge said: “The regional admission of three partners in the Tax & Legal practice confirms once again our commitment to promote the professionals passionate about our business. The new partners have constantly proven their extraordinary contribution to the business and I am glad that they will be able to guide other on this path in their new capacities. At this time, due to the recent promotions, in the Tax & Legal function the partnership roles are equally distributed between women and men.”

Georgiana Singurel | Partner Reff & Associates - Deloitte Legal

Having joined shortly after graduation, Georgiana has been a key contributor in an amazing journey from start-up to one of the largest, most successful law firms in the country. An outstanding lawyer, truly passionate about law and client service, exemplary in her dedication, a professional mentor for many, Georgiana has been a driver of innovation and expansion of capabilities in the practice. Georgiana currently heads the Corporate M&A practice at Reff & Associates dealing with complex transaction processes and group reorganizations. Since 2007 she has also been continuously involved as a contributor to specific regulations in the public procurement area and a trainer and legal expert in various projects for strengthening the administrative capacities of authorities for implementing PPP and concession projects in Romania.

Andreea Artenie | Partner Reff & Associates- Deloitte Legal

Andreea joined Deloitte more than three years ago as head of the litigation practice. Since she joined the firm, the revenues of the litigation practice quadrupled and the team grew to 17 lawyers, with many of the country’s leading companies becoming our clients. Andreea has a very sharp business focus, is genuinely client centric and keeps every team member close to heart. With more than 16 years of experience in administrative and tax litigation practice, large number of complex proceedings under coordination, the vast majority of which are tried successfully, Andreea is regarded as one of the leading experts in fiscal procedural law. Andreea and her team are also vastly experienced in commercial litigation and arbitration, public procurement and competition related litigation.

Ciprian Gavriliu | Tax Partner

Ciprian joined Deloitte upon graduation over 14 years ago and is a long-standing pillar of the Tax practice. As a young manager, he embraced the challenge of building the firm’s Transfer Pricing practice having delivered sustainable double-digit growth and creating career opportunities for his younger colleagues. During his career, Ciprian has assisted various Romanian or international private organizations to identify and manage successfully tax issues, especially with respect to transfer pricing.  Ciprian is a member of Romanian Chamber of Tax Advisors, member of the Romanian Chamber of the Chartered and Certified Accountants and member of the Romanian Chamber of Financial Auditors. He is an active member of AmCham and the Foreign Investors Council (FIC) and contributes to changing the tax legislation in these forums.

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