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Deloitte announces new Chief Operating Officer

Moscow, 10 February 2017 – Deloitte CIS has appointed Thomas Dix to be its new Chief Operating Officer. Quentin O’Toole, who has been with the CIS firm since 2005, will be joining the Deloitte UK firm.

Thomas Dix has spent over 17 years working in Russia and the CIS where he previously built a transaction services practice and held a number of leadership positions at another Big Four firm in Moscow, including the role of CIS head of advisory. Thomas has extensive experience working with clients in various industries on their M&A and capital markets transactions in and outside the CIS region. Over the last decade, he has focused on the financial services industry, working with some of the largest Russian, Kazakh and European banks and insurance companies.

Most recently, Dix worked as an independent adviser, mainly on real estate development projects in Russia and Germany.

Dix graduated from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge and the Berlin School of Economics and Law, and qualified as a Certified Public Accountant.

Commenting on the new appointment, Ian Colebourne, Deloitte CIS CEO, noted, "Thomas has exceptional experience and we will be leveraging his relationships in the market built up over many years to support our clients in achieving success.

Thomas Dix commented, “I am proud to join Deloitte, which has a clear ambition to take on the challenges in the CIS markets and that proactively addresses the needs of its clients”.

With over 244,400 employees, Deloitte has grown to be one of the largest professional services firms worldwide with a presence in over 150 countries. Deloitte offers unrivalled depth, breadth and quality of professional expertise to serve the needs of clients across various industry sectors.

Deloitte CIS is one of the leading international professional services firms that offers audit, consulting, corporate finance, enterprise risk, and tax and legal services leveraging professional experience of approximately 3,400 employees in 19 offices of 11 countries across the region. Today, Deloitte has offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ufa, Yekaterinburg, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Novosibirsk in Russia, Kyiv in Ukraine, Minsk in Belarus, Tbilisi in Georgia, Baku in Azerbaijan, Aktau, Almaty, Astana and Atyrau in Kazakhstan, Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan, Tashkent in Uzbekistan, Dushanbe in Tajikistan, Ashgabat in Turkmenistan and Yerevan in Armenia.

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