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WeiserMazars appoints chief executive

Mazars member firm in the US, WeiserMazars, has appointed Victor Wahba as the firm's chief executive, succeeding Douglas Phillips, effective 1 April 2015.

Previously Wahba served as the firm's New York office managing partner and he has been in the firm's executive committee for nearly 10 years.

Wahba is also part of Mazars global executive board, where he helped determine strategy in the 73 countries where the international network is present.

Wahba who oversaw the US firm's recent M&A activities will be task to spearhead WeiserMazars further expansion ambitions.

Phillips has led the firms as its chairman and chief executive for the past 15 years and after stepping down he will continue to serve as chairman.

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