Mazars appoints new partners in China
Mazars is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Joey Zhou and Ms. Joan Wu as Partners.
Joey Zhou has been in charge of the Tax department in Beijing since its inception in 2010, and has acquired over 12 years of experience in tax advisory, transaction support and audit experience within Mazars.
After joining Mazars in 2002, she first worked as an auditor - in Shanghai till 2005, then in Beijing where she was promoted audit manager in September 2007; Joey launched the Beijing Tax practice in 2010, and was promoted Tax senior manager in March 2013. Over the past 3 years, Joey has organized the Tax department in all its practical aspects - notably recruitment, training, and business development.
Joey has extensive experience in serving foreign-invested enterprises mainly based in Europe and the US - including MNCs and SMEs in fields ranging from services to manufacturing. Besides, in the past 2 years, she has been in charge of the China desk in Beijing and has handled an increasing number of opportunities with Chinese clients – such exposure has been growing following the merger: Joey has notably designed and run a full-fledged tax training program targeting local banks.
Combining peaked expertise in tax with in-depth knowledge in audit, Joey provides her clients - foreign investors as well as Chinese firms, with a unique and extremely valuable insight on international and China Tax environment.
Joan Wu joined Mazars in 2006 when she assisted in the set-up of Guangzhou Office. Starting her Mazars career as a Senior Consultant in the Department of Accounting and Outsourcing Solutions (AOS), she was simultaneously in charge of administrative and financial issues of Guangzhou Office.
In 2010, she became a Manager who supervised AOS in comprehensive aspects including recruitment, client management and business development, and was further promoted to Senior Manager in 2013. Along with the merger with Zhongshen Zhonghuan (ZSZH), AOS Guangzhou took the opportunity to facilitate the cooperation between both sides and accelerate our development in Shenzhen by transferring a team to this special economic zone in April 2016. Joan has been managing both Guangzhou and Shenzhen AOS departments since then.
With around 17 years of accounting and outsourcing experience (including 7 years in a leading consulting firm and 2 years in France), and diplomas of Accounting in China as well as Enterprise Management in France, Joan has developed solid and professional knowledge on accounting, tax, business environment, and enterprise management in Chinese, French and international perspectives. She provides adequate solutions and personalized advice to foreign-invested clients in various industries (e.g. manufacturing, trading, services, international schools, and representative offices).
Joan has accumulated rich experience in accounting training and people development which makes our team work more efficiently. Willing to share her insight and new ideas on accounting and finance with her team and friends, Joan has been devoted to internal training and Finance Working Group activities in French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIFC Guangzhou and Shenzhen), which inspires participants in an effective and efficient way. Recently, she works closely with ZSZH South China in search of more cooperation opportunities with Chinese firms.