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Deloitte Ghana Appoints New Tax Partner

Deloitte Ghana is pleased to announce the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Gideon Ayi-Owoo as a partner effective immediately. 

Gideon is a Chartered Accountant with over 16 years “Big 4”accounting firm experience, working with clients across all business spectrums by providing tax advisory services. Over the years, he has had a stint in the United Kingdom and has led several tax engagements for privately held businesses and large publicly held corporations in Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Gambia.He brings on board his sound knowledge of Ghana’s complex tax landscape to our Tax team.As a partner, Gideon will be responsible for accelerating the development of Deloitte’s tax services to our clients in the Energy, Resource & Industrials (ER&I) Industry with a particular focus on Tax Management Consulting, Transfer Pricing and Business Tax. 

“Joining Deloitte as a partner is an honour considering the firm is currently the most valuable commercial brand globally. The partners, our clients and my colleagues have my full devotion and determination to make an impact that matters.”, Gideon said. 

Commenting on the appointment, Daniel Kwadwo Owusu, Country Managing Partner for Deloitte Ghana said: “Gideon is a terrific addition to our growing team. Ghana’s Energy Resource & Industrials industry is going through unprecedented change and there is the need to appropriately manage the tax consequence that comes with the change. His appointment reflects our pledge to offer the most comprehensive expertise to best serve our clients, especially those in the Energy Resource & Industrials sector. 

Gideon is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), a Member of Chartered Institute of Taxation, Ghana (CITG) and holds an LLB from the University of London. He also earned a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Ghana Business School.   

 

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About Deloitte Ghana

The Ghanaian firm of Deloitte has a long history in the country, dating back to when it was originally formed by Mr. James Donald Barnes CA Scotland on 1 January 1947, under the name and style of J. D. Barnes & Co. Chartered Accountants. As one of Ghana’s leading professional services firms, Deloitte provides audit & assurance, tax & regulatory, consulting, risk advisory and financial advisory services through approximately 300 professionals across the country.

 

Contact

Joseph Mensah

Manager, Clients & Industries

+233 501 677 310

josmensah@deloitte.com.gh

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