PwC appoints four partners in Ukraine and Romania

23 July 2019 3 min. read

Global accounting and consulting firm PwC has appointed four new partners in the Eastern European countries of Ukraine and Romania.

In Ukraine, where PwC has been active since 1993 and today has offices in Kiev, Dnipro and Lviv, Maxim Vykhovanets and Dmytro Nechytailo have been elevated to partner level. 

The latter, Nechytailo, has been named partner and leader of the Advisory practice – PwC’s management and digital consulting unit. In Ukraine, the arm focuses mainly on topics such as operational excellence, financial advisory, transaction services, forensics and digital consulting.

Nechytailo rejoined PwC last year, after spending five years in industry with Smart-Holding, one of the largest production and investment groups in Ukraine. Previously, he spent two years at PwC, four years at Crédit Agricole, and served two other banking groups, Alfa Bank and Raiffeisen Bank. His project experience in professional services includes working with banks, metals & mining companies, diversified industrial groups, financial services institutions and gas production and distribution players. 

Maxim Vykhovanets has been named a partner in the Assurance practice. He has been promoted internally, having been with the Big Four giant for more than 15 years. Throughout his career, Vykhovanets, a graduate of the Economic faculty of Kharkiv National University, has been involved in the audits of the largest clients of PwC Ukraine in a variety of industries.

Maxim Vykhovanets and Dmytro Nechytailo, Ana-Maria Butucaru and Ruxandra Tarlescu - PwC

Meanwhile, in neighbouring Romania, PwC has appointed Ana-Maria Butucaru and Ruxandra Târlescu partners in the Assurance and Tax and Legal arms. 

Ana-Maria Butucaru is a 15 year veteran at PwC Romania, which has five offices across the country, in capital city Bucharest, Constanta, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi and Timisoara. Butucaru has gained extensive experience in accountancy and assurance at some of Romania’s largest banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions. In her new role, she becomes the Assurance leader for Financial Services, representing PwC in front of banking, insurance and capital markets clients and their regulators.

Ruxandra Târlescu joined PwC Romania twelve years ago in the firm’s Tax department. She has gained experience in both Romanian and international taxation, being involved in complex business restructuring projects, merger and acquisition processes, tax audits, various corporate tax consultancy projects and due diligence projects. In her new partner role, she will continue to lead the Pharmaceutical practices, working with drug manufacturers, medical device and diagnostics suppliers, wholesalers, contract research organisations and private clinics. 

Last year, PwC named Ago Vilu as Country Managing Partner of PwC Ukraine, succeeding Richard Pollard.