KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG operates in more than 155 countries and has over 174,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. In Romania, KPMG was founded in 1994 and now operates from six offices, in Bucharest, Timisoara, Cluj Napoca, Iasi, Constanta and in Chisinau (the Republic of Moldova) since 1997. The practice has more than 800 staff, including 18 Partners, both Romanian and expatriates from the Canada, France, Israel, Sweden etc.