Baker Tilly International Announces New Latin American Regional Chairman

23 Feb 2016

Gonzalo Hordeñana has been appointed Latin American Regional Chairman for Baker Tilly International, effective immediately.

As the founding partner of Baker Tilly Uruguay*, Gonzalo has been involved with the development of the Latin America region for many years. In his role as regional chairman, Gonzalo will be working closely with full-time regional director, Donny Donosso, to co-ordinate and develop business between member firms.

Commenting on his appointment, Gonzalo said: “I am very happy to accept this exciting new challenge. We have a very strong and united group of firms that is committed to delivering consistent client services. It’s an exciting time for the region as we have seen a 50% increase in revenues in the past five years and every firm is committed to building on this success”.

Geoff Barnes, CEO and president of Baker Tilly International, said: “I am delighted that Gonzalo has accepted this role and I’m looking forward to working closely with him as we continue to implement our global and regional strategies. I’d also like to take this opportunity to thank Osvaldo Nieto who served as Latin American chairman from 1999 until December 2015".

About Gonzalo Hordeñana

Gonzalo Hordeñana is a public accountant who holds a Bachelor of Business Management from Universidad de la República, Uruguay. He started his professional career as an accounting assistant for Bakirgian Uruguay, then moved to Intercontinental Bank (Miami) as a credit analyst and later working within the private banking services department. Gonzalo then joined Natwest International Trust Corporation (Uruguay) as a controlling manager.

In 1986, Gonzalo founded Hordeñana & Asociados, a stock brokerage company, domiciled in Montevideo, Uruguay, which provides financial advisory services to clients from Uruguay and abroad.

He was also President of the Fiscal Commission of the Uruguayan Stock Exchange (BVM) and member of its Executive Committee.

*In 1988, he founded CHT Auditores y Consultores, now Baker Tilly Uruguay, a firm that provides audit, accounting and administrative services as well as tax and legal consultancy. Baker Tilly Uruguay has been an independent member of Baker Tilly International since 1992.

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