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Cherry Bekaert Welcomes Joe Haehner to Industrial Industry Practice

calendar iconMay 7, 2020

Growth-focused and nationally acclaimed public accounting & advisory firm Cherry Bekaert (“the Firm”) is pleased to announce the addition of Jochen (“Joe”) U. Haehner to the Firm’s Industrial industry practice.

Based in Atlanta, Joe will provide guidance to primarily industrial clients of U.S.-based companies with foreign operations along with foreign owned companies that operate within the U.S., with an emphasis on companies located in the DACH region in Europe. He will be heading the Firm’s national Foreign Direct Investment (“FDI”) practice streamlining service offerings for clients with international activities. With an extensive background in international operations, he brings to Cherry Bekaert expertise in developing and executing multi-national operational strategies, implementing complex reporting structures and assessing opportunities with Foreign Direct Investments.

“Joe’s extensive international knowledge, consulting and corporate leadership experience in addition to his multi-layered background will bring value-added services to our manufacturing, distribution and industrial clients,” stated Matt Brady, Cherry Bekaert’s Industrial Manufacturing industry leader. “His experience with cross-cultural transactions will expand and deepen our relationships and global service offerings.”

Prior to joining Cherry Bekaert, Joe served in a corporate leadership role as the Chief Financial Officer of a family and private equity owned corporation. In addition, he spent 16 years working for a national accounting and advisory firm and a Big Four firm, serving global clients primarily in North America, Europe, and Japan.