KPMG China is proud to announce the appointment of 28 partners and principals to support the firm's long-term growth and to help the firm to continue to provide outstanding service to its clients.
"Despite the challenges we face in the current business environment, we remain focused on providing high quality services to our clients, and to our long term growth strategy" said Carlson Tong, Chairman of KPMG China and KPMG Asia Pacific.
"Our new partners cover all of our three core service lines: Audit, Tax and Advisory. Their appointments will further strengthen our capability to provide our clients with comprehensive business advice to assist them in meeting their goals across China," Mr. Tong noted.
KPMG continues to invest in China, and over the past few years, the firm has expanded to over 9,500 people, and expects its numbers in China to exceed 10,000 by 2010.
Mr. Tong highlighted that the appointment of the new partners is only part of KPMG's growth strategy, which will be supplemented by other recruitment and development initiatives.
"We are planning to recruit 1,500 to 1,700 new graduates in the coming year, and we are committed to attracting and developing the best people," Mr. Tong said.
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About KPMG China
KPMG China has 12 offices in Beijing, Shenyang, Qingdao, Shanghai, Nanjing, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Fuzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR, with more than 9,500 professionals.
In 1992, KPMG became the first international accounting firm to be granted a joint venture licence in China, and our Hong Kong SAR operations have been established for over 60 years since 1945. This early commitment to China's market, together with our unwavering focus on quality, has been the foundation for accumulated industry experience , and is reflected in our appointment by some of China's most prestigious companies.
As Chinese businesses join the global economy and international companies seek to enter China's market, KPMG's blend of international experience and local knowledge makes us well-positioned to serve our clients in this increasingly complex, but exciting market.
Our single management structure for all our Chinese offices allows efficient and rapid allocation of experienced professionals wherever the client is located in China. The flexibility of this single structure allows us to effectively serve companies across China - and we have many projects where professionals from different offices work together on an work engagement under the supervision of a single nominated client partner, who has operational control of all resources.
Our business in China has established industry groups, enabling targeted, industry-specific experience and solutions to be delivered where needed. For our clients, this focus on industry and country specific knowledge means we can deliver exceptional people with an intimate knowledge of your specific business issues, as well as an overriding commitment to strive for the highest quality services.