Singapore, 5 August 2013 - PwC is growing its consulting capability in South East Asia with the formation of a new joint venture between PwC Consulting practices in South East Asia, New Zealand, Australia and the United States.
The new South East Asia consulting practice will give PwC clients access to an integrated service network and specialist consultants across the region.
“South East Asia is one of the fastest growing regions in the world, and there is significant demand for specialist consulting expertise and support,” said Derek Kidley who will head the new South East Asia consulting practice.
“Our clients are focused on identifying and pursuing opportunities in South East Asia and the increased focus and investment in the region will ensure enhanced support for clients.
“PwC's individual firms have developed a strong Consulting presence in South East Asia, and this joint venture will allow us to take this to the next level. The new focus will ensure we are sharing our resources, capabilities and expertise, and we’ll make sure that our clients always have access to the best people and most relevant support across the region.”
The new South East Asian Consulting Business commenced on August 1, 2013.
PwC Partner, Derek Kidley, will be based in Singapore and head up the new operation.
“PwC Singapore is excited to be part of this initiative and we are fully confident that this joint venture will attract top consulting talents to the South East Asian region and expand consulting capabilities here. This South East Asian Consulting Business will cater to the growing needs of businesses in Singapore and the region, helping them from strategy to execution,” said Yeoh Oon Jin, Executive Chairman of PwC Singapore.
PwC Singapore will play a major role in the South East Asian Consulting Business, working together closely with other PwC firms in Indonesia, Myanmar, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia.