With 18 years experience, Vivek has advised companies across industries, with focus on telecom, infrastructure, technology and manufacturing sectors.
PricewaterhouseCoopers announced that Vivek Mishra, former leader of the indirect tax practice of E&Y, has joined PricewaterhouseCoopers. Vivek will join as executive director in the indirect tax practice, with effect from 2 August 2010, and will play an integral role in developing and expanding the market for indirect tax services of the firm. He will be based in Delhi.
PwCs tax practice is the leading tax business in India. It is the winner of the International Tax Review India Tax Firm of the Year award for 2009.
Gautam Banerjee, Chairman, PricewaterhouseCoopers India said: We are delighted to have Vivek join us. His previous experience and seniority as head of indirect tax at Ernst & Young will complement our outstanding tax team as we continue to invest in our strategic priorities and further build our market leading position. This appointment is part of an ongoing programme within PwC to ensure we have the best people for the long term success of our business and our clients.
Vivek added: "I am excited to be joining PwC and am impressed with the vision that the firms leadership has of the future. I have made this decision because I want to work with the leading tax practice in the India and globally. I believe that the strength and depth of the PwC tax practices expertise is a real differentiator in serving clients consistently across the world."
With 18 years experience, Vivek has advised companies across industries, with focus on telecom, infrastructure, technology and manufacturing sectors. He has led several assignments covering complete outsourcing of service tax and sales tax compliance for companies operating in the technology and telecom industry.
Vivek is a frequent speaker at various fora. He has made presentations on indirect tax matters and, in particular, on the complexities of the service tax regime in India, as also on the GST. He has been on many indirect tax committees in the apex Chambers of Commerce.