KPMG in St. Maarten invited its clients for a reception at the Holland House Beach Hotel on Tuesday, June 10th to officially introduce the new Office Leader Mr. Guy de Esch. Former Director Mr. Ronald Pieters, who has been with KPMG in St. Maarten since March 2011 was also present to say goodbye, as he is moving back to the Netherlands. It was a great gathering with key players from both the public and private sector of St. Maarten present. Mr. Guy de Esch, has been with KPMG office in St. Maarten situated in Madame Estate since December 2012. Mr. de Esch holds an RA title and has over 15 years of experience in the accountancy and advisory industry.
During his speech Mr. de Esch said: “I am grateful for my time in St. Maarten, during which I have made many new friends and met many interesting people, amongst those, are my colleagues of KPMG. With this great local team, we will be able to offer the St. Maarten community and our clients a unique and full service package. As newly appointed office leader KPMG has embedded its trust in me and my team to head this office and make a difference in the St. Maarten community”.
Mr. Henk de Zeeuw, Managing Director KPMG Corporate Finance and responsible partner for the St. Maarten office, who was also present at the reception in Holland House, shared some words to congratulate the new Office Leader and express his gratitude to former Director Mr. Pieters. “We are glad to have Guy as our new St. Maarten office leader as he is someone who is already known in the business community and someone who can not only add value but also show that KPMG makes a genuine difference for our clients. I wish Guy de Esch lots of success in his new role at KPMG”, said Mr. de Zeeuw.
“I am very happy and also proud that we continue to have an Office Leader for the St. Maarten office, who will be supporting our strategy towards 2015, where we continue our focus on our growth markets, one important being St. Maarten.” said Mr. Scoop, Chairman of KPMG in the Dutch Caribbean & Suriname, who was also present on the occasion of Mr. Pieters’ farewell and Mr. de Esch’ introduction as new Office Leader.