Slava Vlasov appointed Tax & Legal Leader at PwC Ukraine
PwC has announced a new leadership appointment in Ukraine. Starting July 1, 2019 Slava Vlasov will replace Camiel van der Meij in the position of a Leader, Tax and Legal Services.
In his new role, Slava will lead more than 120 tax advisors and lawyers whilst helping Ukraine build a fair, trustworthy, business and investor friendly regulatory and tax environment.
Out of his 24 years of experience, both in business and in the consulting profession, Slava has devoted the last 11 years to PwC Ukraine, where he leads corporate tax and transfer pricing services. For almost a decade, he has also been Co-Chair of the Tax Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce.
A lawyer and American CPA by background, Slava is one of the most recognized tax professionals in Ukraine. He stands behind the success of his team, which is listed in tier 1 by many reputable international rankings and won the Tax Firm of the Year Award in 2018.
Commenting on his appointment, Slava Vlasov said:
“I would like to thank my Partners and my great team for their constant support and being open-minded to all initiatives to make Ukraine a transparent and investor-attractive country. Our tax team has always been focusing on building awareness about global and European trends with the aim to help transparent businesses prepare for the latest challenges by becoming compliant and competitive as they grow. We will continue our dialogue with Ukraine’s government and business community to identify the areas in Ukrainian law, which need improvement”.
Ago Vilu, Country Managing Partner at PwC Ukraine, comments:
“First of all, I would like to thank my Partner, Camiel van der Meij, who has lead our Tax and Legal Services for the past four years. After more than 30 successful years with PwC, he has made the decision to retire. We all wish him best of luck in his future endeavours! I am enthusiastic about Slava taking on a new role as a Leader, Tax and Legal Services in Ukraine, as I am confident that his solid experience and in-depth expertise will assist our clients operating in Ukraine get the latest, best in class, transparent solutions to their tax and regulatory challenges, and to achieve even greater success. I am convinced that Slava will boost the capacity and raise the profile of our Tax and Legal practice. I wish him best of luck!”