Seoul - Steady in his ambition to pursue his growth as an accountant in Korea, Mazars Partner Gyu-Taek Sim has been appointed as director of the Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants (KICPA). This will enable Mazars in Korea to fully contribute to the development of the profession in Korea.
The Korea Institute of Certified Public Accountants recently announced the appointment of Mr Gyu-Taek Sim with effect from 12 July 2021.
Gyu-Taek said: "I'm honoured to be given this opportunity to join the KICPA. During this time of change for KICPA, I'm glad to be able to tap on my experience to contribute to the institute's strategic growth and success and to represent the young generation of CPAs."
Commenting on the new appointments, Julien Herveau, Managing Partner of Mazars in Korea, said: Huge congratulations to Gyu-Taek. This is a significant milestone for him, and Mazars in Korea. I wish him every success in his new role.
About the Korean Institute for Certified Public Accountants
KICPA was established in 1954 and is recognized under the Certified Public Accountants Act (CPA Act). The KICPA is the sole organization representing the profession in Korea and any individual who wishes to use the designation of and practice as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) must be a member.
About Gyu-Taek Sim
Gyu-Taek has over 10 years of experience as an audit and financial expert.
In 2013, Gyu-Taek joined Mazars Korea as in-charge of foreign invested companies in Korea. Gyu-Taek has a strong experience in working for foreign companies across various industries, including many luxury companies.
His professional expertise spans a number of professional services for multinational companies and local companies. In particular, he is specialized in auditing, internal control and financial advisory.
Gyu-Taek has been working for Mazars Korea and was working before that time at Deloitte Korea as a Manager.
He has extensive experience as an audit manager at Deloitte Korea auditing financial institutions and listed companies in Korea and US, as well as experience with consulting services including accounting system implementation and internal control advisory.