PwC Taiwan promotes Kent Chong to managing director

10 August 2020 Consultancy.asia

In Taiwan, accounting and consulting giant PwC has promoted Kent Chong to managing director in its Legal advisory arm.

The newly promoted leader has been with the Big Four firm since 2008, having joined PwC after graduating from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia. During his practice in Taiwan, Kent has advised clients on topics including on domestic or cross-border mergers or acquisitions (due diligence and contracts negotiation) and in-bound/out-bound investments, advising clients seeking initial or secondary public offering or private placement in Taiwan or overseas.

He also is specialised in joint venture, advising clients entering into strategic partnership and legal collaborations transactions, and corporate structuring including off shore structuring, advising clients in using off-shore entity incorporated in Cayman Islands or the British Virgin Islands.

Kent Chong, Managing Director, PwC

Chong has worked on projects in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, as well as a number of other countries in South East Asia. Between 2014 to 2016, he worked at PwC Legal in Sydney. 

Kent Chong, who is PwC’s lead legal contact for South East Asia and India, is a Registered Foreign Lawyer approved by the Ministry of Justice, Taiwan. 

Since breaking the news on LinkedIn, Chong has received over 200 likes and comments on LinkedIn from colleagues and relations. Robert Choromański, a legal expert at PwC in Poland, said “Kent, that's excellent news! Congratulations!”, while Sylvia Ng, a Director at PwC in Australia, and Laisha Rajendran, a Manager at PwC in India, both congratulated him on the career milestone. 

PwC Taiwan was established in 1970, under the name of Chen & Chu. The firm has since grown rapidly to become one of the largest professional services firms in the country, operating with offices in Hsinchu City, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan, Taipei and Taoyuan.


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