Prague, Montreal, 11 December 2023 - The international audit and advisory firm Mazars Group has announced that Jan Kellner, a local Partner in the Audit Department in the Czech Republic, has become its new Global Partner. His appointment was approved by the existing partners at the Mazars Group's most recent global conference, held this December in Montreal, Canada.
Mazars' global partners are also shareholders of Mazars SCRL, a limited liability company based in Belgium, which is tasked with defining the strategic objectives of the Mazars Group and coordinating their implementation at the member entity level. Mazars SCRL also has specific responsibility for the promotion and protection of the Mazars brand worldwide.
Jan Kellner has 16 years of experience in external audit and financial consulting. He leads and coordinates audit teams in audits of individual and consolidated financial statements of Czech and international companies. He specialises in audits of companies operating in the manufacturing and services sector, as well as auditing services for clients in the financial sector. Jan Kellner is a statutory auditor registered with the Chamber of Auditors of the Czech Republic, a certified IFRS specialist and a member of the Chamber of Chartered Accountants. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics and Business Management.
The Audit Department currently employs more than 50 professionals, whose services are used by over 300 clients of various industries and sizes.
Mazars is an internationally integrated partnership, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory, tax and legal services*. Operating in over 100 countries and territories around the world, we draw on the expertise of over 30,000 professionals in Mazars' integrated partnership to assist clients of all sizes at every stage in their development. Visit mazars.com to learn more.
Mazars and FORVIS, the eighth largest consulting and accounting firm in the United States, announced on 15 November 2023 that they will jointly create a new network that will be among the top 10 largest in the global market, effective 1 June 2024. The newly formed network will enable both firms to achieve continued global growth by expanding their ability to serve clients, particularly those internationally. The network will operate under a single brand worldwide: Forvis Mazars.
With a combined turnover of EUR 4.7 billion (USD 5 billion), Forvis Mazars will enter the top ten list of the largest audit, tax and advisory firms in the world. The network is unique in that it is made up of only two members and will operate under one brand and apply the same quality and service standards from 1 June 2024. The two member firms remain independently managed and owned by their existing partners. Effective 1 June 2024, Mazars U.S. will also join Forvis Mazars U.S.
Press release - Jan Kellner appointed Global Partner of Mazars