Max Blocker is PwC’s Global & US Forest, Paper & Packaging leader, based in the Atlanta, GA office. In this role, Max leads a cross-functional team of people dedicated to the FPP sector in disciplines of audit, tax and advisory. Max also serves as a member of the Greater Atlanta market council as the lead growth partner, and has previously served in other leadership roles at PwC including the Consumer & Industrial Products practice leader for the Southeast region, and as the Market Assurance leader for Greater Atlanta (inclusive of the states of Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee).
Max has more than 28 years of audit, finance and accounting experience serving public and private companies across a number of sectors. Max has served as the Global Engagement Partner, Quality Review Partner, and Senior Relationship Partner on a number of multi-national companies on both audit and non-audit engagements. He brings extensive experience in all aspects of SEC filings and reporting and has assisted both strategic and financial clients in spin, merger, acquisition, carve-out, recapitalization, divestiture and joint venture transactions, both buy-side and sell-side, for domestic and multi-national companies. Earlier in his professional career, Max served as the CFO of a privately held industrial manufacturing company, allowing him to bring a unique perspective to his clients.