The FINANCIAL -- PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has appointed Colin Brereton as the new leader of its Global Communications Industry Group.
Colin, a senior partner at PwC, has nearly 20 years experience of working with clients in the technology and telecoms sectors. He specialises in leading global multidisciplinary teams (from assurance, advisory and tax) on delivering solutions for business challenges facing some of PwCs largest international Communications clients. He will draw on his experience to lead PwCs Communications practice as it helps clients through the continuing unstable economic environment while preparing them for the challenges and opportunies ahead.
He joined PwC in 1982 qualifying as a Chartered Accountant shortly thereafter and has been specialising in the technology and telecoms industries for almost 20 years.
Commenting on his appointment, Colin said:
Though many are saying that the worst of the economic downturn is past, opinion is still divided. I am delighted to take over the reins of our global practice to help operators in the sector lay down their plans for recovery as well as position themselves to take advantage of the new business opportunities which are arising in emerging markets, both geographical and technological.