A new partner strengthens the assurance team of EY Romania, the number of partners that are women currently representing 25% of the total number of partners at the local level.
Mihaela Sandu has a professional experience of over 15 years, including 12 years in EY Romania. Mihaela joined the company in 2001 as a junior, promoting to senior, manager, senior manager and executive director until taking up the new position. Over time, Mihaela has been involved in important statutory financial audit projects, audit of financial statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and various audits prepared in accordance with other standards such as: financial reporting standards applicable in the U.S. (U.S. GAAP), Germany and France. Also, Mihaela has been involved in due diligence projects and financial consulting, and specializes in services in technology, pharmaceuticals, automotive, construction, media, retail and consumer products.
"My appointment as a partner in the company where I became a trained professional is an important milestone in my career. My new role means responsibility in reinforcing the team, widening customer base in key industries and improving the quality of services for our customers." says Mihaela Sandu.
Mihaela Sandu became a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in the UK and a member of the Chamber of Financial Auditors of Romania in 2005. Also, Mihaela takes an active role in our recruitment, training and ongoing performance development processes. As leader of our Assurance Enablement in Romania, she holds various audit methodology responsibilities.
"In all the projects she coordinated, Mihaela showed professionalism, passion, determination and exceptional leadership. I wish her great accomplishments in the new role and I am sure that she will make a significant contribution to the development of our company." says Bogdan Ion, Country Managing Partner EY Romania.
Globally, EY announced 509 new partners, of which 131 women. In EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India and Africa), EY named 162 new partners, including 34 women.
About EY Romania
EY is one of the world's leading professional services firms with approximately 167,000 employees in 700 offices across 140 countries, and revenues of approximately $24.4 billion in 2012. Our network is the most integrated at global level and its vast resources allow us to help our clients benefit from every opportunity. In Romania, EY has been a leader on the professional services market since its set up in 1992. Our over 450 employees in Romania and Moldova provide seamless assurance, tax, transactions, and advisory services to clients ranging from multinationals to local companies. Our offices are based in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara, Iasi and Chisinau. From 1 July 2013, Ernst & Young becomes EY, the logo has been modified in response to this change and the company's new tagline becomes "Building a better working world". The new visual identity reflects the new strategy of EY, Vision 2020. For more information, please visit www.ey.com.