Announcement for CEO change

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2 July 2012
Zeirishi-Hojin PricewaterhouseCoopers

Announcement for CEO change

As of 1 July 2012, Kazuya Miyakawa was appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Zeirishi-Hojin PricewaterhouseCoopers , succeeding Hiroyuki Suzuki, whose term expired on 30 June 2012.

【Profile】

1984 Passed the Japanese Certified Public Accountant examination
1984 Joined Misuzu Audit Corporation
1987 Transferred to Zeirishi-Hojin PricewaterhousCoopers
1989 Transferred to the San Francisco office of PwC US
1990 Passed the US Certified Public Accountant examination
2000 Admitted to the partnership of Zeirishi-Hojin PricewaterhouseCoopers as a partner
2003 Leader of the Zeirishi-Hojin PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Tax Services Group
2006 Member of the Zeirishi-Hojin PricewaterhouseCoopers Management Committee

Kazuya Miyakawa has been involved in providing tax advice mainly on M&A, organisational restructuring and international transactions to multinational companies for more than 20 years.
He is currently a special member of the International Tax Group of the JICPA (the Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants)


【Corporate profile】

Name of organisation: Zeirishi-Hojin PricewaterhouseCoopers
Date of establishment: 1 July 1999
Number of people: About 500 people (as of 1 July 2012)
Number of Certified Tax Accountants, Certified Public Accountants: 263
Number of persons with other professional certifications (e.g. US CPA): 58
Offices: Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka
URL www.pwc.com/jp/e/tax

PwC Japan Tax (Zeirishi-Hojin PricewaterhouseCoopers), a PwC member firm, is one of the largest professional tax corporations in Japan with about 500 people. In addition to tax compliance services our tax professionals are experienced in providing tax consulting advice in all aspects of domestic/international taxation including financial and real estate, transfer pricing, M&A, group reorganization, global tax planning, and the consolidated tax system to clients in various industries.