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Deloitte CIS announces new appointments and service line 

Moscow | 23 October 2017 Deloitte CIS has announced that partner Svetlana Meyer assumes leadership of Tax & Legal while retaining her role as Talent leader. Grigory Pavlotsky steps down from his leadership of the Tax & Legal practice to focus on development of the new growing strategic projects.

“Svetlana has a wealth of experience both as our Talent leader serving on my Executive Committee and as a senior partner in the firm, I am confident that she will be a successful Managing Partner of our Tax & Legal practice. Her focus will be to continue enhancing our capabilities to help guide our clients and strengthen our public interest role by acting as a leading voice on responsible tax,”commented Ian Colebourne, CEO, Deloitte CIS.

 “Innovation is shaping the business landscape in Russia across the CIS and internationally. Deloitte is recognised as a global leader in Innovation Strategy Consulting and with increasing demand from clients, we will leverage our investments in digital and blockchain to help them navigate the disruption to business created by the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’. Grigory is a passionate advocate for the opportunities arising from disruption and given his success in implementing technology-enabled solutions in our Tax & Legal practice, he is well postioned to advise our clients in this evolving business environment,” added Mr. Colebourne.

Grigory first joined Deloitte in New York. He has led advisory and due diligence engagements, with a primary focus on multinational companies. Grigory led Tax & Legal at Deloitte in Ukraine before being appointed to lead the CIS Tax & Legal practice. He holds Master’s degrees in finance and accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant in the United States.

During nearly 20 years in professional services, Svetlana has both participated in and led engagements focused on designing individual ownership and investment structures, implementing long-term incentive plans and preparing tax reports. She has also specialised in assisting family offices with tax planning, succession and charity issues. Svetlana is a WorldatWork Global Remuneration Professional (2007).

Ekaterina Kutsenko
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Deloitte CIS
Tel: +7 (495) 787 06 00
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