Xenia Georgiou joins Horwath board
Xenia Georgiou has been appointed as a member of the board of directors of Horwath DSP Ltd., an accountancy firm offering audit, tax, risk and advisory solutions through its offices in Nicosia and Limassol.
Xenia joined the company in October 2009 and has been responsible for audit and assurance assignments. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC). Xenia holds a degree in Accounting from the University of Cyprus.
She joins Managing Director Ioannis Demetriades, and fellow directors Andreas Pifanis, Marios Agathangelou, Chrysis Pegasiou and Emilios Ayiomamitis.
“Over the years, Ms Georgiou has consistently demonstrated excellent leadership skills, partnerlevel judgment and provided valued service to clients. In addition, she demonstrated collaborative and business-minded qualities that have earned her widespread recognition within the firm,” said Ioannis Demetriades.
The firm was first established in 1987 as Demetriades & Shakos, by Ioannis Demetriades and Vassos Shakos who subsequently withdrew from the partnership in December 1999 to take up a position as finance manager of a major hotel group in Cyprus.
In January, 1994 Andreas Pifanis joined the partnership, and the firm was renamed Demetriades Shakos Pifanis (DSP) and two years later DSP became a member of JHI, a worldwide association of accountants, tax and management consultants.
In October 2000 DSP opened an
in Limassol, while in January 2006 DSP resigned from JHI to become a Horwath Business Alliance Associate, and on September 1 of the same year a full member of Horwath International.
Horwath DSP Limited was established on November 30, 2006, and all the activities of the partnership were transferred to the new company on January 1, 2007.
On April 2, 2009 Horwath International became Crowe Horwath International.