Mazars USA Makes Leadership Changes

New York-based IPA 100 firm Mazars USA (FY19 net revenue of $218 million) announced that three partners will be taking on new leadership roles.

Jason Pourakis was named leader of the firm’s accounting and advisory service line. Pourakis has 20 years of experience advising a wide range of businesses, from family-held companies to multinational corporations, mainly in the manufacturing and distribution space.

Eighteen-year firm veteran Jonah Gruda was named leader of the firm’s private client services practice, succeeding Lisa Osofsky. Gruda advises on complex tax matters and specializes in income taxation, executive compensation and stock option planning, estate and gift planning, and wealth preservation for high-net-worth individuals, including executives, investment bankers, hedge fund managers, private equity fund managers, entrepreneurs and multi-generational families.

Carlos Martins is succeeding Shahab Moreh as the real estate practice leader. Martins has over 15 years of experience providing audit, advisory and accounting services to domestic and international companies in the real estate sector.

“Jason, Jonah and Carlos have expansive knowledge and experience in their respective areas and are well positioned to lead these teams and practices,” says chairman and CEO Victor Wahba. “I’m looking forward to working with this excellent team of leaders as they continue to grow these practices, adapt to the needs of the market and provide top-quality service to our clients.”

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