Los Angeles-based Macias Gini & O’Connell (FY17 net revenue of $53.6 million) has announced the addition of Joanne Chiu as managing director of MGO’s Asia practice.
She brings decades of experience coordinating cross-border services for businesses exploring opportunities in Asia and for Asian companies seeking to establish a presence or expand in the U.S.
“Joanne’s expertise in a tax planning and accounting, specifically navigating in-bound and out-bound complexities in the Asia Pacific markets makes her an ideal addition to our MGO team,” says Richard Paris, MP of the New York office. “Our international practice has seen escalating activity related to China and Asia as a whole, and Joanne’s impressive skill regarding market entry and navigating local market intricacies are a perfect addition to this team at just the right time.”
Prior to joining MGO, Chiu worked as the director of the China desk for a large regional CPA firm on the East Coast. With more than 20 years of accounting experience, her areas of expertise include international tax, financial due diligence, real estate, high-net-worth individuals, e-commerce, import and export, and M&A advisory.