Dezan Shira & Associates Appoints Four New Partners to the Firm – Updates


Dezan Shira & Associates is delighted to announce the appointment of four new fairness partners, bringing the company now to eleven fairness partners in total.

This year’s appointees consist of David Niu, Cathy Gong, Thomas Zhang, and Phoebe Yan, all of whom are main groups vital to the firm’s foreseeable future advancement and strategic plans. This the latest partnership enlargement aims to thank and identify our senior leaders for their essential contributions around their a lot of years.

Get to Know Our Four New Equity Partners 

David Niu is based mostly in Beijing, China, retains a master’s degree in finance with the College of Wales and has far more than 20 years of practical experience in the HR and advisory sector. Since signing up for the organization in 2014, David has helped develop our HR, Payroll, and Individual Tax capabilities. In the past three a long time, David performed a key role in creating our payroll, executive search and recruitment, HR advisory and PEO services teams in China, and throughout Asia. He is on top of that spearheading the advancement of asiaadmin™, our consumer portal for Asia multi-nation HR and Payroll management.

David’s appointment recognizes HR as a person of the swiftest growing enterprise models in the agency and marks the great importance of equally HR and technological innovation companies, as crucial development motorists and as very important components to the ongoing driving of our organization in the a long time forward.

Cathy Gong is dependent in Shenzhen, China, is an accounting and money professional with both CPA and CMA accreditations and has additional than 20 several years of expertise working towards and handling in the area of finance. Cathy designs and manages the firm’s internal finances, including tax compliance, fiscal reporting, company assessment, and inside management matters, and also directs consumer ERP, accounting and finance digitalization jobs from the finance perspective. This do the job significantly parallels her leadership of the firm’s inside finance-aspect digitalization, and how we deliver products and services to our accounting consumers through Asia.

Prior to becoming a member of Dezan Shira, Cathy was the head of finance for two massive multinational production companies.  Cathy is a Chinese Qualified Public Accountant (CPA), a Licensed Administration Accountant (CMA), a graduate of Hunan University of Accounting, and is a member of IMA.

Thomas Zhang is centered in Shenzhen, China where he directs the Engineering IT and IS teams, who deliver secure, secure and effective IT infrastructure and tailored software programs for clients and the firm’s individual globally network of workplaces. Below Thomas’ course, the company’s IT features have reworked from a reasonably fundamental inside assist service in 2013, to having robust capabilities in IT advisory, information and facts safety, compliance, cloud and infrastructure style, devices administration, procedure command, and other regions. These days, Engineering Services is one particular of the firm’s core client products and services and an essential growth driver and competitive strength of the organization.

Thomas joined the organization in 2013 and has 20 a long time of IT experience, together with keeping earlier positions as an details security marketing consultant and IT Manager in a multi-countrywide firm. Thomas holds various IT sector certificates for compliance, protection and infrastructure (CIPT, EXIN ISO, EXIN DPO, ISACA CDPSE, CISSP, CCSP, CISA, CCNP, Microsoft 365 Stability Administration, MCSE, and MCDBA), and has a diploma in English Language Studies, a BSc in Laptop or computer Networking, and an MBA with Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Phoebe Yan is based in Dalian, China where by she manages the IS crew, which delivers personalized application systems and IS consulting services to clientele and supports enterprise operations across Dezan Shira & Associates’ network of places of work all over the world.  Under Phoebe’s administration, Engineering Providers and Data Systems has rapidly developed into a main shopper support, and integral section of our service offerings. Phoebe has also performed a crucial role in enabling the agency to continue its inner transformation and digitalization, together with ERP, accounting, payroll, workplace automation and extra.

Phoebe Yan joined the company in 2010 and has much more than 12 decades of working experience now in the IS sector. She specializes in Microsoft Dynamics 365 / AX ERP implementations, Energy Platforms, and other applications progress employing ASP.Internet and SharePoint. Phoebe holds a bachelor’s degree in Program Engineering with Dalian University of Engineering and is a licensed PMP (Task Administration Specialist).


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