Jean-Francois Salzmann Managing Partner

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Jean-François has over 30 years’ professional experience, with deep knowledge in international accounting, tax and business regulations as well as the best practices of business operations.

He built up his professional experience in France and Germany, before taking the responsibility for Mazars office in Czech Republic in 1998. After having opened Mazars office in Slovakia in 2000, he became monitor for Mazars activities in Central Europe.

In 2010, he became the Managing Partner for Mazars in Mainland China where he led a merger with a major local practice developing our presence to above 4,00 professional staff. He is now transitioning to the role of Managing Partner for Mazars in Japan.

 He further is a member of the Mazars APAC board responsible among other for Financial Advisory services, Northern Asia, Pakistan and Afghanistan as well as for ERP global roll out.

Clients he has served include a number of sizable multinational corporations.

Sector experience:

  • Food & drinks / luxury goods
  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial services

Expertise areas:

  • Company set up
  • Audit and assurance, including coordination of audit assignment internationally for large groups
  • Corporate merger and acquisition
  • Advisory services
  • Internal control
  • Corporate governance compliance advisory services

Language capabilities include French, English, German, Czech and Chinese.