Baker Tilly announces new chair for Asia Pacific region
Andrew Heng, Group Managing Partner of Baker Tilly Malaysia has been appointed as Chair of Baker Tilly in the Asia Pacific region with immediate effect. He is the first Malaysian to hold this role.
The region accounts for US$970m in revenue, growing more than 16% in the last financial year, and has 15,000 people across 22 territories.
Andrew has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Manchester in the UK and he is a Bachelor of Commerce and Law from the University of Western Australia. Andrew holds formal accounting qualifications in Malaysia and Singapore and is also a fellow of accounting bodies in Australia, Cambodia and New Zealand as well being a qualified Insolvency Practitioner and Advocate & Solicitor in Malaysia. He was also a Council Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Francesca Lagerberg, Global CEO of Baker Tilly International said: “The combination of Andrew’s proven leadership skills, management experience and achievements in driving strong business results in South East Asia will help take Baker Tilly in APAC to even greater success. I look forward to working with Andrew in this important role for our network.”
Andrew Heng comments, “The Baker Tilly APAC Region is made up of a strong group of leaders, with everyone bringing a wealth of experience to the table. I feel very honoured to be appointed to this position. With the world shifting its focus to the APAC region, I am looking forward to working closely with my fellow APAC Leaders, to forge a closer cooperation within the network, to grow together.”