Mazars appoints three new practice leaders in Singapore

14 September 2023 2 min. read
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Mazars has appointed three new practice leaders in Singapore, with Chee Keong Ooi, Shireen Tan and Justin Lim have named as Head of Capital Markets, Head of Risk Management and Head of Outsourcing.

Chee Keong Ooi leads the Capital Markets practice of Mazars in Singapore and has close to 20 years of experience in the professional services industry of Singapore and Malaysia.

Keong is highly experienced with clients aiming for IPOs and Reverse Takeovers on the Singapore and Hong Kong Exchanges. His expertise includes financial due diligence for mergers and acquisitions markets and the transformation of SMEs into publicly traded firms.

Mazars appoints three new practice leaders in Singapore

Reflecting on his appointment, he said: “I’m honoured to assume this role and continue to build on the strong foundation we’ve established in the capital markets sector. Together with my team, we aim to exceed client expectations and set new benchmarks.”

Shireen Tan heads the Risk Management practice in Singapore. She has over 20 years of experience in audit services, risk and compliance, gained at Mazars and Big Four firms.

“I’m honoured to be appointed as the Head of Risk Management. In this role, I’m committed to working closely with cross-functional teams to align risk management strategies with the firm’s objectives, enabling us to make informed decisions that drive sustainable growth,” said Tan.

Justin Lim has over 12 years of experience and leads the Outsourcing team, with more than 60 professional staff the largest service line after audit and assurance services in revenue and team size.

Over the past two years as Outsourcing co-leader, Lim has contributed to the significant growth of the practice, particularly in payroll, HR administration, and process agent services.

“With a tight talent market and skills shortage, the opportunity for Mazars lies in offering the relevant outsourcing solutions as an alternative to hiring in-house staff. I believe that the modern outsourcing industry should focus on innovation, collaboration, and offering highly customisable solutions to the market. Our team’s growth reflects the value we bring to clients, and I’m committed to driving that value further.”

In Singapore, Mazars has close to 400 employees. The French-origin firm has been active in the country for over 30 years.

“As the landscape becomes increasingly complex, the expertise of Chee Keong, Shireen and Justin will be instrumental in strengthening Mazars’ capabilities. The appointments also mark a milestone in our growth story and affirm our commitment to gender equity and talent development,” said Rick Chan, Managing Partner of Mazars in Singapore.