Press Release from October 4, 2021
With effect from October 1, WTS Global welcomes Matthias Lichtblau, former Executive Director of the international arm of German law firm, CMS, as Chief Operational Officer (COO).
As a member of the Global Executive Team, he will support CEO, Wim Wuyts with the acceleration and implementation of the WTS Global strategy.
In this role, Matthias will primarily focus on Network Development in markets that are crucial for continued strong growth, facilitate Business Development and further manage operational cooperation amongst our international teams within our Global Service Lines.
At CMS, where Matthias started working in 2007, he oversaw all global operations. Prior to CMS, Matthias spent seven years at Clifford Chance where he was a member of the European Regional Management team and Head of Business Development for Germany. Matthias holds an MBA and PhD degree in Business Administration.
Fritz Esterer, Chairman of the Board of WTS Global and CEO WTS Germany
Wim Wuyts, CEO WTS Global
Matthias Lichtblau, COO WTS Global
About WTS Global
With representation in over 100 countries, WTS Global has already grown to a leadership position as a global tax practice offering the full range of tax services and aspires to become the preeminent non-audit tax practice worldwide. WTS Global deliberately refrains from conducting annual audits in order to avoid any conflicts of interest and to be the long-term trusted advisor for its international clients. Clients of WTS Global include multinational companies, international mid-size companies as well as private clients and family offices.
The member firms of WTS Global are carefully selected through stringent quality reviews. They are strong local players in their home market who are united by the ambition of building a truly global practice that develops the tax leaders of the future and anticipates the new digital tax world.
WTS Global effectively combines senior tax expertise from different cultures and backgrounds and offers world-class skills in advisory, in-house, regulatory and digital, coupled with the ability to think like experienced business people in a constantly changing world.
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