Ernst & Young appoints new Managing Partner for Kazakhstan
Astana/Almaty, 2 July 2012 — Ernst & Young, a leading audit and advisory organization, has announced that Erlan Dosymbekov has been appointed its Managing Partner for Kazakhstan effective 2 July 2012. He will succeed Keith Gaebel, who has led Ernst & Young’s practice in Kazakhstan since 2008.
Karl Johansson, Managing Partner, Ernst & Young CIS, says, “We are pleased to announce the appointment of our Kazakhstan practice leader. Erlan Dosymbekov is known for professionalism in his field of expertise, good knowledge of both the international and Kazakhstani markets and application of best international business practices. This appointment is also an example of our global strategy implementation in which we support local leaders, local practices and their growth.”
Erlan Dosymbekov has 19 years of experience in providing advisory services for corporate clients throughout the Caspian region and facilitation of the investment climate in Kazakhstan. He is a Co-chair of Investment Image Enhancement working group of the Foreign Investors' Council.
Erlan says, “I am honored to lead Ernst & Young’s strong and growing practice in Kazakhstan and confident that Ernst & Young will continue to provide our clients with high quality services as well as contribute to the community by developing the profession, supporting entrepreneurs and enhancing our country’s investment climate.”
About Ernst & Young in Kazakhstan
Ernst & Young was the first international assurance and advisory services organization to open an office in Kazakhstan in 1992. This year we celebrate 20 years of our operations in Kazakhstan and look forward to being a part of the country’s growing success in the years to come.
Today, we have three offices in Astana, Almaty and Atyrau. Ninety-seven percent of our employees are Kazakhstani citizens. Ernst & Young is actively engaged in the activities of the Foreign Investors’ Council chaired by the President of Kazakhstan and co-chairs two of FIC working groups, which are the Investment Image Enhancement and Taxation groups.
Our commitment to support the country’s economic development is underlined by a variety of community engagement projects, including human capital development initiatives, support of entrepreneurship, enhancement of Kazakhstan’s investment climate, business and regulatory environment.
About Ernst & Young
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