The appointment underlines the tax team's commitment to investment in teams across the UK, bolstering an already extensive regional offering of more than 300 specialists.
Habib joins PwC as a Director and will be specialising in large international corporate tax projects, leading key account relationships and will also play a key role in the growth of PwC’s regional tax practice, utilising his experience across all market sectors from private business to global organisations.
He brings with him over 16 years’ experience of working with a broad range of clients in multiple sectors, providing support through transactions, organisational and regulatory change.
Habib started his career in PwC’s large corporate tax practice before moving to industry and then specialising in EY's international tax services team where he has spent the last 10 years including a successful secondment in New York, working with the largest US multinationals, advising on the tax implications of inward investment into the UK.
Welcoming the appointment, Trusha Kachhela, PwC Midlands Tax Leader said:
"I'm delighted to have Habib join our tax team in the Midlands to support our investment in the inbound market. Habib brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to benefit our clients and strengthen our market position.”
On his appointment, Habib Farazmand said:
“I am excited to have joined PwC at a time of unprecedented legislative change and the redrawing of the global tax frameworks. The breadth and range of talent and services that exist in the Midlands sets PwC apart in the market, being a part of an organisation that delivers exceptional regional services to clients in this fast-changing tax environment was a key reason for making the move.”