Each region is represented at board level by a regional vice-president and have their own committees to manage the regions development.

The region covers North, South and Central America. Fee income for member firms in The Americas region has grown steadily in recent years. In the year to September 2009 growth of nearly 22% was achieved and fees rose to $595m.

National Groups
Within The Americas region there are three key national groups - Canada, USA and Mexico. 

DFK Canada
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DFK Mexico 
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DFK USA 
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Sub Regional Groups
There are two sub regional groups: DFK Central America, Panama and the Caribbean (DFK CEPCA) covering Central America, Panama and the Caribbean ( visit the DFK CEPCA website here), and DFK South America.

Americas Development Committee 
An Americas Development Committee (ADC) was established to drive the future development of the region. It is currently focusing on development in Latin America.

Vice President - Americas

Paul Panabaker (Canada)

Vice President - Americas Region, DFK International


 

 

 

The Asia-Pacific region encompasses all of Asia east of Iran and south of Russia, and includes all of Australasia and the Pacific Islands. 

The Asia-Pacific region has a number of unique factors and characteristics that impact on doing business in the region, including large distances, highly diverse populations and cultures, variable conditions of economic and political stability, and fluctuating currency exchange rates.

DFK member firms across the region combine their local knowledge with the regional and global resources of DFK International to provide outstanding support to their clients.  With representation in every major economy in the region, and multiple offices in major cities, DFK International is well placed to support clients in meeting their international accountancy and business advisory needs throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Asia Pacific development
The Asia Pacific region has an active development programme. 

DFK Asia-Pacific has an Executive Committee which has developed a vision plan to assist members to grow and develop their services to clients. 

The plan has clear goals which include:
Providing technical support for member firms
Ensuring that all Asia Pacific members meet DFK quality standards
Strengthening relationships between all DFK member
Reinforcing the DFK brand
Increasing the number and location of quality members
Encouraging and supporting national groups 

The Executive Committee meets face-to-face at least 3 times per year plus other times, as needed, by teleconference.

Each year we organise an Asia Pacific conference (hosted by one of our member firms) that includes two days of speakers and workshops with the aim of enabling us to share knowledge of the business issues for our region and giving member firms the opportunity to promote their business, their clients and their specialities.

In 2009, the Asia Pacific region appointed an Executive Officer to assist the regional Vice President and the Executive Committee achieve the goals set in the Asia Pacific Vision Plan. 

Vice President - Asia Pacific and Executive Officer


DFK Asia Pacific Executive Committee

 

The EMEA region comprises Europe, the Middle East and Africa. 

Activity in the region is co-ordinated by an Executive Committee that has representatives from 11 countries.

The region has a clear set of Goals and Objectives that drive its activity and which support the priorities established by the DFK International Strategic Plan. 

Particular emphasis is given to developing the support that is available to clients who have cross border activities throughout the EMEA region.

Business transacted by firms in our EMEA region has grown steadily in recent years and was US$409m in the year to September 2011. 

Vice President - EMEA and Executive Officer


EMEA Executive Committee