September 5, 2017
Andersen Global Appoints Leonardo Mesquita Regional Managing Director for Latin America
Source: Andersen Global
Andersen Global announces Leonardo Mesquita as its Regional Managing Director for Latin America. Leonardo is currently the Managing Partner for Andersen Tax in Brazil. With this additional role, he will also be focusing on specific strategies to support the region as it expands. Leonardo has more than 30 years of experience in tax consulting and advisory services.
“Leonardo has a unique ability to work with others in a collaborative manner, but also demonstrates and can communicate his views forcefully,” said Global Chairman and Andersen Tax LLC CEO, Mark Vorsatz. “I am confident he will bring great value as he takes responsibility for our practice in Latin America. Not only is Brazil a critical market for us, but we also plan to complete the expansion of our platform in the region within the next two years.”
Leonardo has deep experience in tax planning, tax compliance, assistance to family businesses, leadership and training. His areas of expertise include due diligence, financial reporting, and corporate tax and finance.
Leonardo spent most of his professional career with PwC before launching the firm that is now Andersen Tax in Brazil with co-Managing Partner, Bernardo Oliveira. At PwC, Leonardo led the tax practice for the Campinas, Sorocaba and Ribeirão Preto offices. In less than two years, the Andersen Tax team in Brazil has increased their client base and grown their revenue by over 500%.
Andersen Global is an international association of member firms comprised of tax and legal professionals around the world. Established in 2013 by U.S. member firm Andersen Tax LLC, Andersen Global now has more than 2,000 professionals worldwide and a presence in 70 locations through its member firms and collaborating firms.