As our primary executive management body, the Group Executive Board is responsible for the operational management and oversight of the partnership, under the supervision of the Group Governance Council, with regard to our collectively-defined key strategic objectives.
The Group Executive Board is appointed as follows:
- The Partners elect the Chairman of the Group Executive Board during the General Meeting.
- The Partners then elect the other members of the Group Executive Board on the basis of a proposal from the elected Chairman.
The current Group Executive Board was elected by the General Meeting of Partners in December 2012 and will remain in office until December 2016. The Group Executive Board comprises six members, each of which is responsible for overseeing operations in one of the major regions in which Mazars operates.
The current members of the Group Executive Board are:
Group CEO - Chairman of the Group Executive Board - is in charge of relations with Asia
Co-CEO - Sponsor of the Tax and Law Global Business Units, Senior Partner of Mazars in Spain - is in charge of overseeing Mexico.
Co-CEO - Leader of the Public-Interest Entity Global Business Unit, Senior Partner of Mazars in France - is in charge of relations with Latin America.
Co-CEO - Senior Partner of Mazars in South Africa - is in charge of relations with Africa.
Co-CEO - Leader of the Owner-Managed Business Global Business Unit, Senior Partner of Mazars in the United Kingdom - is responsible for relations with certain European countries.
Co-CEO – Member of the Executive Committee of WeiserMazars in the United States – is responsible for Mazars’ strategic development in the United States and Bermuda.
The Group Executive Board relies on the help of a team of advisors to address new geographical challenges:
- Thierry Colin, for Latin America;
- Graham Durgan, for Asia and international acquisitions;
- Loïc Wallaert, for Africa and certain European countries.