13 October 2010
Grant Thornton has announced the appointment of a new member firm in Zimbabwe. Headquartered in Harare, Grant Thornton Zimbabwe, formerly Camelsa, is in the country's top three mid tier accounting firms and is a well-known and respected firm.
The firm offers audit, tax and advisory services under the leadership of its managing partner, Reggie Saruchera. The firm will join the Grant Thornton Sub-Saharan African Regional Council, which includes representatives from all member firms in the region including Botswana, Guinea, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Uganda and Zambia, as well as South Africa.
Ed Nusbaum, CEO of Grant Thornton International comments, "I am delighted to welcome such a high profile firm in the Zimbabwe market into Grant Thornton. Developing our network across Africa is a key priority for us and we will continue to invest significant time and effort to help us achieve our African ambitions.
"Our member firms in over 100 countries look forward to working with our new colleagues at Grant Thornton Zimbabwe to develop our business in the region.
Reggie Saruchera, managing partner of Grant Thornton Zimbabwe explains, "Joining a global organisation like Grant Thornton will help us to realise our growth ambitions at home but will also give us access to the expertise and commercial opportunities offered by an established international network. We look forward with great excitement to the next stage in the development of our firm."
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