Mazars in Romania launches a dedicated Turkish Desk and appoints Mert Kaftanoglu as its leader

Mazars, the international tax, audit, and advisory firm, announces the launch of a dedicated Turkish Desk within the Romanian office, as well as the appointment of Mert Kaftanoglu as Business Development Executive and Leader of the Turkish Desk.

The Turkish desk will offer Mazars' full suite of services to Turkish businesses, including tax, audit, outsourcing, financial advisory, and consulting services.

By establishing a dedicated team with cultural fluency and industry expertise, Mazars is positioned to provide exceptional service and support to Romanian firms wishing to do business in Türkiye, Turkish companies setting up in Romania, and Turkish people who moved to Romania and need guidance in managing their assets.

Mert Kaftanoglu boasts an experience of more than 20 years across various industries, having developed a diverse skill set encompassing management and operations functions. Mert's professional journey includes notable management roles in Fintech, IT, and Construction, in which he played a pivotal role in shaping strategy, driving growth, and managing relationships with stakeholders.

Additionally, Mert has contributed significantly to the banking sector, where he led retail banking analytics and portfolio management, operations, and alternative channels among other responsibilities at different entities.

Mert's academic background includes an Executive MBA, reflecting his commitment to continuous learning and professional development. Fluent in English, Romanian, and Turkish, he possesses the linguistic versatility to thrive in multicultural environments.

The establishment of our Turkish Desk underscores our commitment to supporting businesses operating in Romania, as well as in Türkiye, by facilitating cross-border transactions and investments and fostering strong relationships within the Turkish community in Romania. I am confident that under Mert's leadership, the Turkish Desk will become a valuable resource for our clients, providing them with the guidance and support they need to thrive in today's global business landscape.”, mentioned Edwin Warmerdam, Partner, Head of Tax, Mazars in Romania.

Commenting on his new challenge, Mert remarked:

I am truly excited to join Mazars to lead Mazars' Turkish Desk in Romania and to support Turkish businesses and individuals in navigating the Romanian market. With our dedicated team and comprehensive range of services, we aim to provide tailored solutions that meet the specific needs of our clients. I look forward to leveraging our experience and expertise to drive growth and create value for our clients, while also fostering strong relationships within the Turkish community in Romania.”

As an international firm, we have a long history of working with companies to assist their growth and development in foreign markets. In Romania, we already work with many Turkish-based clients, as well as Romanian clients doing business in Türkiye. If you want to learn more about our Turkish  Desk, access this link.




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Emilia Popa, Head of Marketing, Communication, and Business Development, Mazars in CEE & in Romania / +40 741 111 042

Mădălina Lazăr, PR & Corporate Communication Executive, Mazars in Romania / +40 763 385 622


About Mazars

Mazars is an internationally integrated partnership, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory, tax and legal services*. Operating in over 100 countries and territories around the world, we draw on the expertise of more than 50,000 professionals – 33,000+ in Mazars’ integrated partnership and 17,000+ via the Mazars North America Alliance – to assist clients of all sizes at every stage in their development.


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About Mazars in Romania

In Romania, Mazars has 29 years of experience in audit, tax, financial advisory, outsourcing, consulting, and sustainability. We empower over 370 people to deliver our promise to clients with confidence. |

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