Washington, D.C. -- PwC Ukraine has announced the appointment of Ago Vilu as their new Country Managing Partner beginning July 1, 2018. Mr. Vilu succeeds Richard Pollard, the previous PwC Ukraine Country Managing Partner, who retired in  June after a 30-year career with PwC. PwC is a member of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), www.USUBC.org

Ago Vilu has over 20 years’experience with PwC and has been a partner since 2006. He has extensive expertise in the field of IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) and specializes in providing audit services to major listed global companies.

Ago graduated from the University of Karlsruhe (Germany) in 1994, specializing in business administration. He became an Estonian authorized auditor in 1995 and joined PwC the same year. He worked for two years (1997-1999) in the Global Corporate Reporting Group of the PwC London office, where he advised companies on IFRS questions all around the world.

The last 10 years Ago has been the Country Managing Partner for PwC Estonia and also the Lead Partner for PwC Baltics and Belarus. “I would like to thank Richard Pollard who led PwC Ukraine for the last 1.5 years. I am happy to start the new chapter in my career and believe that despite the period of economic challenge and uncertainty PwC Ukraine will continue bringing value to its customers and building trust in society,” commented Ago.

Ago has led the audits of a number of high profile clients in Estonia and the Baltics. He is a member of the PwC Global Accounting Consulting Services (“IFRS Technical”) network and a co-author of PwC global IFRS handbook, Manual of Accounting.

In 2001-2007 and 2010-2016 Ago was the Chairman of the Estonian Accounting Standards Board. He is also a member of the Accounting Regulatory Committee (ARC) of the European Union, which is the body responsible for endorsement of IFRS standards in the EU.

The U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), www.USUBC.org, and its over 200 members, congratulate Ago Vilu on his appointment and look forward to working with Ago and his colleagues in PwC Ukraine.  USUBC wishes Ago all the best in this new chapter of his career.

USUBC NOTE: PwC is a long-time member of U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), Washington, D.C. www.USUBC.org

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