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CONTACT INFORMATION
CEO Southern Africa: Dr Suresh Kana
Deputy CEO Southern Africa: Stanley Subramoney
Southern Africa Operations Leader: Fulvio Tonelli
Southern Africa Tax Leader: Paul de Chalain
Southern Africa Advisory Leader: Jacques Louw
Southern Africa Assurance Leader: Brendan Deegan
Physical address: Head Office, 2 Eglin Road, Sunninghill 2157
Telephone: +27 (0)11 797 4000
Fax: +27 (0)11 797 5800
Website: www.pwc.co.za

PWC

VALUE PROPOSITION

PwC Southern Africa strives to consistently deliver high-quality service to its clients and provides a great place for people to work, while being socially and environmentally responsible. The firm offers a wide range of industry-focused tax, assurance and advisory services to help its diverse clients enhance their ability to build value, manage risk and improve performance. PwC is one of the largest knowledge businesses in the world. Through networks and offices worldwide, the company taps into expertise on the latest trends globally to provide clients with best practice advice and solutions, tailored to local markets and their unique requirements.

PwC has made a commitment to its clients and people to create value by building meaningful relationships. For PWC’s clients, this means the firm is committed to developing deep and lasting relationships to ensure it understands their unique needs. For PwC’s people it is a commitment to mutual understanding and respect.

PwC is a AAA Level 2 B-BBEE contributor and believes that education offers a solution to many of the challenges being faced by the country and business. As the largest contributor of black accountants to the profession, the company ensures that its transformation initiatives have a lasting impact. PwC also contributes to a healthier economy by means of its participation in initiatives such as the Business Skills for South Africa Association (BSSA) programme, through which more than 20 000 entrepreneurs have been trained since 1992. Bursaries, internships and the company’s Maths for the Future programme also empower the youth of today to become the learners of tomorrow.

COMPANY INFORMATION
STATISTICS / DEMOGRAPHICS / HISTORY

Employees and offices: PwC globally employs more than 161 000 people in 154 countries. Throughout Africa, PwC operates in 30 countries with a staff complement in excess of 8 000. Locally, the firm supports its clients through 4 229 staff members in 19 offices across South Africa.
Turnover: US$29.2-billion

CONTRACTS & AWARDS
2010: Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa (ABASA): Presented with a special award for being the highest contributor of black chartered accountants to the Gauteng region
(comprising Limpopo, Gauteng, North West and Mpumalanga)
2011: Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa (ABASA): For being the firm qualifying the most black accountants during 2011

EMPOWERMENT STATUS
Black Empowerment Level:
executive directors/senior management:
25.1%-50% / total staff: 25.1%-50% / female employees: 25.1%-50%

Empowerment rating: AAA rating – Level 2 Contributor – Empowerdex

FAST FACTS
1. PwC was created through the merger of two firms–Price Waterhouse, and Coopers and Lybrand–each with historical roots going back
some 150 years
2. During 2011, PwC firms provided services for 419 of the companies in the Fortune Global 500 and 443 of the companies in the FT Global 500
3. On 30 June 2011, 2 267 PwC people globally were on long-term, international assignments– an increase of 21%

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