BDO looks back on a successful fiscal year. We, like our sector peers, face challenges from the dynamic pace of change.
The 2017 reporting period went well for BDO. It was a year of rising revenue and growth in the advisory business. It’s encouraging to see that all of our service lines and product groups once again contributed to the positive results. Particularly noteworthy is the excellent development in Advisory, which was instrumental in strengthening the BDO brand through numerous one-off projects, innovative complementary services, and major acquisition activities. Our business success is all the more impressive in light of the tough economic environment, including a strong franc that burdened exports or the chaos around Corporate Tax Reform III.
BDO’s revenue surpassed the CHF 200 million mark for the first time in 2017. The increase of 4.9 percent confirms the company’s continuing growth trajectory.
Income from services and fees
7 036 +1.1%
2 679 +64%
|Worldwide revenue (USD million)||7 600||8 100||+ 8%|
|People||67 731||73 854||+ 9%|
|National member firms||158||162|
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BDO is owned by its Partnership Association and its pension fund. The Executive Committee comprises the CEO, five Heads of Regional Management, and the Heads of Audit, Business Solutions & Outsourcing and Tax & Legal. Under the chairmanship of the CEO, the Executive Committee makes decisions on annual planning, allocation of funds, appointment of key personnel and all topics of signiﬁcance for the company. The Board of Directors is also made up of partners. The Chairman of the Board of Directors is President of the Partnership Association as well.
From left to right
Rudolf Vogt (Chairman)
Werner Schiesser (Delegate)