PricewaterhouseCoopers partner Sochi 2014
Accountancy giants PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) have become a partner of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games.
PwC will be the official professional services provider to the 2014 winter Olympics and have committed themselves to assisting the organising committee on more than 70 projects.
These projects will span areas such as budgeting, financial planning, human resources, marketing, sustainability and taxation.
Robert Gruman, partner and advisory leader at PwC Russia, said: “For over 20 years, PwC has worked hard to contribute to the development of the modern Russian business community and the country at large. We are forming a unique model for managing large-scale national projects, which can be adapted to other events of a similar scale. We are also able to share the international experience acquired by PwC in carrying out projects for Olympic and Paralympic Games in other countries.”
Dmitry Chernyshenko, president and chief executive of the Sochi 2014 organising committee, added: “PwC has been active in Russia for more than 20 years and has made significant contributions to Russia’s economic development. Working together with PwC and based on global best practice, we have developed an advance model for managing the Sochi Games.”
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