PwC promotes two partners in Peru

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has announced the appointment of two new partners in Peru, elevating two highly experienced members of its team to more senior roles.

Publicado Thursday, June 24th 2021
PwC promotes two partners in Peru

Jose Luis Velásquez comes onboard as an audit partner in the firm’s Assurance and Tax & Legal practice, and who is also the lead partner in the sustainability and climate change practice.

Velásquez has been with PwC for 16 years, having previously served as a director and, prior to that, senior manager in the firm’s Lima office.

He has studied at Yale School of Management, and holds a master’s degree in business administration from EGADE Business School, and a degree in accounting and finance from the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas.

For his part, Percy Alache is the firm’s new partner in its Tax & Legal Services department in Peru, and who also heads the firm’s Labor Services practice in Lima.

Alache has been with PwC Peru for four years, and has more than 14 years of professional experience.

He heads the firm's Labor Services department where he has been involved in corporate reorganization operations, labor audits and due diligence, as well as strategic labor projects, corporate labor consulting, administrative and judicial litigation, and collective bargaining and arbitration.

He holds a law degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and a master's degree in human resources management from EADA Business School, both with top honors. He also holds an expert degree in Labor Law from the University of Seville, and he has a specialization in corporate and business Strategy from Wharton Business School.

He is currently a professor in the executive specialization programs at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, at ESAN Graduate School of Business and at Pacífico Business School.

He also participates as an accredited arbitrator for the Ministry of Labor to resolve collective negotiations in the public and private sector, and he has held the position of president of the country’s Arbitral Tribunal.

PwC is a network of firms present in 155 countries, with a team of more than 284,000 professionals worldwide providing audit, tax and business consulting services.

In Peru, the firm has been operating for more than 95 years with a network of almost 1,000 professionals who work with the country's leading groups and companies.