Malaysia’s tax expert Amarjeet Singh will play a bigger role at Ernst & Young (E&Y) with his appointment as the EY Asean tax leader.
He takes over from Yeo Eng Ping, effective 1 July 2019, who will assume the role of EY Asia Pacific tax leader.
The elevation comes three years after Amarjeet was made Malaysia tax managing partner for E&Y Tax Consultants Sdn Bhd. He will continue to hold the position, according to an internal company note seen by Asia Samachar.
Amarjeet has handled some of the largest mergers and group re-organisations as well as strategically important engagements involving government-linked accounts in Malaysia. He also supports the go-to-market initiatives for tax technology and transformation in Asean, the note added.
Amarjeet took on the Malaysia Tax practice leader effective 1 July 2016.
With more than 21 years of professional experience in the field of taxation, Amarjeet is also a founder member of the Malaysian-based Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Academy (SGGS Academy). Here, he has taken part in Sikh camps and Sikhi preaching.
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