KPMG welcomes new Partners
On 1st October 2017, KPMG Georgia promoted Irina Gevorgyan to Partner. Irina has been heading up the Advisory practice in Georgia since 2013 and has overseen the growth in the Advisory team from 2 to 13 people. Irina joined KPMG in 2003 and has worked in Armenia, Georgia and the UK.
Irina is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK and holds an MBA from the prestigious IE Business School in Madrid. Irina is also a Registered Auditor in Georgia.
Due to the growth in the KPMG Advisory business in Georgia in recent years and the expectation of further developments in this market in Georgia, KPMG Georgia needed an experienced person to lead this part of the business. Irina, with her wealth of experience in Deal Advisory, Risk Consulting and Management Consulting along with her background in Audit was the ideal candidate. Irina has worked with some of the largest businesses in Georgia on numerous projects over the last four years and has gained a huge amount of experience especially in the telecoms sector.
Andrew Coxshall, Managing Partner for KPMG Georgia explained what this meant for KPMG Georgia and for him personally “The addition of a Partner in the Advisory business greatly enhances KPMGs capabilities to serve clients’ needs and puts us in a great position to be ready for additional growth in this area. Also for me personally I am extremely happy for Irina to get through the very rigorous Partner admission process which is a testament to her strength of character, determination and versatility. I am sure that she will do a great job and encourage others by her achievements.”
Irina also becomes the first female Partner in the Big 4 firms in Georgia and reflects KPMGs gender equality credentials.
Irina said “During the past couple of years the Advisory team in KPMG Georgia grew from a small pool of advisory professionals to practically independent teams of Transaction services, Valuations, Financial Risk Management, Risk Consulting professionals. I am very proud of our achievement and extremely happy to lead this team. I believe that the advisory market in Georgia will continue growing and I will do my best to lead KPMG Georgia Advisory team to further