21 July 2011 – Chris Skirrow assumed the leadership of the Czech PwC Assurance practice from July 1 2011. Chris took over from Paul Cunningham who will devote himself fully to the role of PwC CEE Financial Services Leader.
Before assuming his role as the new Czech Assurance leader, Chris spent nearly 10 years in Moscow serving as the PwC Russia Retail and Consumer Leader and, more recently as the Consumer and Industrial Products and Services Leader.
“The Czech Republic is a mature and highly-competitive market. My personal goal is to ensure PwC is recognised as being the nr. 1 professional services firm in the country. The current audit environment requires not only high professional quality but also an understanding of clients’ strategic agendas so we can add greater value to the standard assurance process, “Chris said.
Chris Skirrow has more than 30 years of experience with PwC in Canada, Europe and international markets such as Turkey, and Russia and has been a partner since 1990. He has experience in a wide range of industries and companies, including both multi-nationals and locally owned and managed groups. Chris is a Canadian Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
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