Deloitte opens its seventh office in Russia
19 July 2018, Moscow, Deloitte CIS has opened an office in Vladivostok, its seventh in Russia. Deloitte CIS has been presented on the Russian market for more than 25 years, operating via offices in Moscow, Novosibirsk, St. Petersburg, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Ufa and Yekaterinburg and employing more than 2,000 people.
Vladivostok is one of the most developed and dynamic cities in the Far East. Home to several Territories of Advanced Social and Economic Growth (TASEGs) and the Free Port of Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai region aims to attract businesses and investors through incentives as well as provide access to high quality human capital due to the large number of institutions offering top class education.
Ian Colebourne, Deloitte CIS CEO noted, “As an integral part of the business community in Russia for nearly 30 years, Deloitte CIS’ newest location exemplifies our dedication to local growth in a strategically important region and the advancement of commercial ties between Russia and Asia Pacific. This important investment will enable us to make an impact that matters by developing talent and providing exceptional professional services that our clients need to realise their growth ambitions.”-.
The new office will be headed by Sergey Lavsky. Before joining Deloitte, Sergey worked as a Managing Director with an international audit firm and, before that, as a Deputy General Director for the Far East’s largest investment project in the entertainment, hospitality and tourism industry. He has a total of 23 years of audit, finance and investment experience. Sergey holds a degree from the Far Eastern Federal University and is an honorary member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
“Developing the Far Eastern region is a particular focus for the Russian government, while the number of prospective clients from Korea, China and Japan is on the rise. We believe that in addition to bringing us closer to our clients, opening a new office in Vladivostok will contribute to the region’s social and economic development due to our active involvement in initiatives and projects”, said Sergey Lavsky.
About Deloitte CIS
With over 263,900 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 3,700 employees in 20 offices of 11 countries across the region. Today, Deloitte has offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ufa, Yekaterinburg, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Novosibirsk and Vladivostok (Russia), Kyiv (Ukraine), Minsk (Belarus), Tbilisi (Georgia), Baku (Azerbaijan), Aktau, Almaty, Astana and Atyrau (Kazakhstan), Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) and Yerevan (Armenia).