State Shi resigns from KPMG China to lead the Asia Tax practice at Alvarez & Marsal
Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has bolstered its offerings across Asia with three senior hires in the region and the opening of an office in Singapore.
The appointments include State Shi in China, Myung Chul “MC” Kim in Korea and Paul Forgue in Hong Kong.
Mr. Shi has joined as Managing Director and Head of A&M’s Asia Tax practice. With more than 12 years of experience in international taxation and business advisory assistance in Asia, the U.S. and Australia, Mr. Shi has advised multinational, private equity and domestic clients on merger and acquisition (M&A) tax-related issues. Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Shi spent more than 12 years with KPMG in China, Australia and the U.S. as an M&A Tax Partner and Lead Tax Partner of the Chinese technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector team.
In addition, A&M has opened an office in Singapore’s Marina Bay Financial Centre, which will be overseen by Thomas Dillenseger, an A&M Asia veteran. It will serve Southeast Asia-based clients seeking hands-on operational expertise in support of their businesses, as well as global companies with operations in the region.
James Dubow, Co-head of A&M’s Asia practice in Hong Kong, said: “The appointments of State, MC and Paul along with the opening of our Singapore office furthers our ability to deliver end-to-end solutions for clients and demonstrates our continuing commitment to meeting their needs. Our growing footprint in Asia will enable us to help clients better navigate the multiple business climates and regional issues they face.”