Ernst & Young celebrates the expansion of its practice in Baku (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 17 / Trend /
Ernst & Young celebrated expansion and success of Ernst & Young's practice in Azerbaijan. The reception held in Hilton Baku hotel on 13 December 2012 hosted more than 200 participants among which were government officials, ambassadors of different countries, and top management of companies operating in Azerbaijan.
Ilgar Veliyev, Ernst & Young Country Managing Partner for Azerbaijan, Karl Johansson, Managing Partner for CIS, and Jay Nibbe, EMEIA Area Managing Partner - Markets, greeted guests and shared their thoughts and observations about the current state and the future of Ernst & Young's practice in Azerbaijan.
"Ernst & Young came to this market almost 20 years ago, and with your help and support we are now the largest international accounting firm in Azerbaijan. We employ around 150 Azerbaijani citizens. I am also proud to announce that we have recently moved into the new office premises at Port Baku", said Ilgar Veliyev.
Ernst & Young was happy to see all the participants at the cocktail reception and thanks everyone for their time and consideration!
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Ernst & Young expands its services and resources in accordance with clients' needs throughout the CIS. 4,000 professionals work at 19 offices including Moscow, St.Petersburg, Baku, Almaty, Astana, Kiev, Tbilisi and other locations.
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Ernst & Young in Azerbaijan
Ernst & Young has made a major commitment to Azerbaijan and the region with the opening of our office in Baku 18 years ago and the growth of our local financial service industry group. Today, in addition to being a leading audit firm in Azerbaijan, we are the leading firm in the region. Because of our experience and depth of knowledge, we have been able to assist both domestic and international companies as well as state-owned entities in developing them to face the challenges of the international economy.
We currently have more than 140 staff in our Baku practice, which served our clients, including banks and other financial institutions, in Azerbaijan. The strength of Ernst & Young in the Caspian Region and the firm's commitment of resources are important to the entities operating in the region. It means that as we grow, Ernst & Young will continue to demonstrate a tradition of hiring and training local professionals to be leaders in our practice.
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