Fri | 16.09.2016
Starting September 1st Alexandru Comănescu will act as Director for Indirect Taxation and Bogdan Gheorghiu as Director for Direct Taxation for Mazars Romania. Their appointment as Directors in the tax department managed by Edwin Warmerdam, Partner and Head of Tax Advisory, follows the positive business evolution recorded during previous years and is part of the development strategy of the Tax Advisory department.
Edwin Warmerdam, Partner and Head of Tax Advisory: "We are glad to have Bogdan and Alexandru with us as Directors! They form and lead a team of professionals with extensive experience in taxation, with a thorough knowledge of the current economic environment and the challenges this poses to organizations, being able to provide support to the highest quality standards. In their new role they will focus on the further specialization and development of the tax advisory services provided by Mazars in Bucharest ranging from local and international taxation, transfer pricing, mergers and acquisitions to tax compliance."
Alexandru Comănescu boasts over 11 years of experience in tax advisory, his competences covering indirect taxation (VAT, VAT refund, registration for VAT purposes), international taxation, mergers and acquisitions (including due diligence missions) for various sectors such as construction, renewable energy, chemicals, insurance, pharmaceutical industry. He is a certified tax adviser and member of the Romanian Chamber of Tax Consultants (CCF).
Alexandru Comănescu, Director for Indirect Taxation: "The new role entrusted to me by the Mazars management team is a culmination of the efforts made over the past years and a commitment to the further development of Mazars in Romania. It was an intense period with various challenges, during which the team support played a significant role. Together we were able to grow, to be close to our customers and to offer specialized expertise to the highest quality standards.”
Bogdan Gheorghiu, certified tax adviser and member of the Romanian Chamber of Tax Consultants (CCF), has over 11 years extensive experience in providing tax consultancy to customers in economic sectors as diverse as automotive, insurance, banking, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, retail, services. His area of expertise covers international taxation, direct taxation (corporate income tax, taxation of individuals, withholding tax, and local taxes), transfer pricing, mergers and acquisitions (including due diligence missions), tax auditing.
Bogdan Gheorghiu, Director of Direct Taxation: "I’m honoured to take on this new role within the Mazars Tax Advisory team. My mid and long term goals include the expansion and identification of new expert solutions for our clients, in line with the new economic and financial landscape, growth of our customer portfolio and increase Mazars brand recognition and expertise. Together with my team we will continue, to provide expertise and solutions that meet the needs and requests of our customers.”
Mazars has more than 20 years of experience in providing specialized support for both local businesses and investors building their business in Romania. Over the last two years, Mazars Romania has been consolidating the market position as a top 5 firm specialized in audit, tax, financial advisory, accounting and payroll outsourcing. The firm has over 150 employees.