PwC Romania announces the increase of the Partner team, with the promotion of three new Partners as of 1 July in the audit, tax and legal services departments.
With an experience of over 14 years, Manuela Guia is now a Partner and coordinator of the teams of lawyers specialised in competition, pharma, data protection, intellectual property, consumer protection and public sector within the Tax and Legal Services department of PwC Romania.
Highly recommended by the leading international legal publications as a top expert in her practice areas (i.e. ranked Band 1 by Chambers and Partners for Competition, recommended as an expert in Telecom, Public Sector etc.), Manuela is recognized for her extended experience in all complex aspects of the business environment, in the interaction with regulated sectors and with competent national authorities active in these sectors, in managing large-scale projects with direct impact upon the business fields. Manuela is the sole Romanian lawyer currently recognised among the “Top 100 Women in Antitrust Globally”, according to Global Competition Review.
Throughout her career, Manuela has published numerous articles and has held presentations, courses, seminars (including competition law seminars within the Business Law Master's degree program of the Faculty of Law of the University of Bucharest) as well as specialised training sessions. She also participated in the drafting of laws in the fields of competition, state aid, public procurement or aviation.
As of 1 July Andreea Mitiriță becomes Partner within the Tax and Legal Services department of PwC Romania. Over the past 15 years, Andreea has accumulated a significant experience in business restructuring projects (on both local and international levels), due-dilligence projects, mergers and acquisitions or tax litigations. For one year, Andreea was seconded with the international tax structuring unit of PwC Amsterdam, which has contributed significantly to the development of her international experience.
In her new role, Andreea will focus especially on developing clients from the energy sector. At the same time, Andreea is the new M&A leader of the Tax and Legal Service practice within PwC Romania and will coordinate the Timișoara and Iași offices.
Andreea joined PwC Romania team in 2003, after graduating the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, having a Bachelor degree in Business Administration. In 2007 she becomes member of the Chamber of Tax Consultants. In June 2016 graduates the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) and holds an Advanced Diploma in International Taxation - ADIT, one of the most prestigious professional certifications.
Andreea is an active member of Tax Committees within the American Chamber of Commerce and Foreign Investors Council. In this role, she will continue to contribute to the modernisation and development of the Romanian tax system.
Starting 1 of July Monica Movileanu will step in as Assurance Partner leading the Financial, accounting advisory services practice (CMAAS) in Romania. Monica will have an important role in developing a strong strategy for the CMAAS services both in Romania and in South-Eastern European territories.
Monica joined PwC in 2004 having a vast experience both in audit and financial advisory services, across a wide variety of clients from different segments: retail, agriculture, industrial products and real estate. Since 2015, Monica focused on developing CMAAS services, building a strong practice and a team of highly appreciated professionals on the Romanian market.
She is member of the British Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA-UK) and of the Chamber of Financial Auditors of Romania (CAFR).
“Our business grew at a high pace in the past few years and this also translated in the development of the Partnership team. The most important asset of PwC Romania is the people, therefore we want to offer exceptional career opportunities to our consultants. The professional success of Manuela, Andreea, and Monica comes after many years of hard work, with great dedication and excellent results, during which they developed from junior positions, to joining the most solid and reputed team of Partners on the local professional services market. I am very proud of their evolution and wish them all the best in their new roles”, said Ionuț Simion, Country Managing Partner, PwC Romania.
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