Notification of Reorganisation of PwC Japan

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1 February 2016
PwC Japan

TOKYO, 1 February 2016 – PwC Japan (Territory Senior Partner: Hiroyuki Suzuki) is pleased to announce that it will reorganise in March 2016.

The purpose of the reorganisation is to bolster the services provided by each PwC Japan member firm through a closer collaboration with the PwC global network, so as to better serve our clients in the global market. The PwC Japan member firms will enjoy the unique advantage of leveraging the depth, breadth, capability and scale of PwC, the largest global professional services network, for the benefit of our clients.

The reorganisation will launch PwC Consulting LLC to deliver a full spectrum of consulting services, from strategy through execution, as well as PwC Advisory LLC to deliver market leading services in M&A, business recovery, and infrastructure-related deals advisory services. This reorganisation will also result in several firms making name changes to align themselves with the PwC global network standards and consolidated structure.

Please refer to the following for details.

PwC Japan (Structure from March 2016)

Assurance

PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata
Koichiro Kimura, Chief Executive Officer

PricewaterhouseCoopers Kyoto
Yukihiro Matsunaga, Managing Partner

PricewaterhouseCoopers Sustainability LLC
Masataka Mitsuhashi, Chief Executive Officer

PwC Business Assurance LLC
Takuei Maruyama, Chief Executive Officer

Consulting

PwC Consulting LLC
Akira Kashima, Chief Executive Officer
(This new entity consolidates the consulting group of Pricewaterhouse Coopers Co., Ltd., PwC Strategy& (Japan) Inc., and PricewaterhouseCoopers PRTM Management Consultants Japan LLC.)

PwC Cyber Services LLC
Akira Kashima, Chief Executive Officer
Yuji Hoshizawa, Chief Technology Officer

Deal Advisory

PwC Advisory LLC
Yasuharu Suzuki, Chief Executive Officer
(Renamed from PricewaterhouseCoopers Co., Ltd.)

PricewaterhouseCoopers Deals Advisory LLC
Toshiko Oka, Chief Executive Officer
(It will be merged with PwC Advisory LLC in April 2016)

Tax

PwC Tax Japan
Kazuya Miyakawa, Chief Executive Officer

Legal

PwC Legal Japan
Yukako Wagatsuma, Representative

Research

PwC Research Institute (Japan) LLC
Toshinori Kurihara, Chief Executive Officer
(Renamed from PricewaterhouseCoopers Research Institute (Japan) Co., Ltd.)

Shared Services inside PwC Japan

PwC Japan LLC
Hiroyuki Suzuki, Chief Executive Officer

Ends

About PwC Japan
PwC Japan represents the member firms of the PwC global network in Japan including the firms above and their subsidiaries. Each firm of PwC Japan operates as an independent corporate entity and is coordinated by the PwC Japan Territory Senior Partner.

To address complex and diversified business challenges, PwC Japan consolidates the expertise of assurance, consulting, deals advisory, tax and legal services in collaboration to more effectively serve clients. As a professional service network with a total number of about 5,000 partners and staff, PwC Japan provides quality client services to meet their needs and expectations.

About PwC
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at www.pwc.com.