The M&A Advisor announced the winners of its 9th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards and David Zawitkowski, manager and member of Citrin Cooperman’s industry-leading Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice, was listed as a 2018 award recipient. The Emerging Leaders Award honors rising stars in M&A and financing, and turnaround professionals.
David has had distinct career success within M&A and has a long history of ascending to positions of leadership. He bears significant responsibility for the success of investors and clients within numerous industries and asset classes. He has worked with both public and private strategic buyers and private equity firms. He has worked on asset purchases, stock purchases, carve-outs, and growth-equity investments. Most recently, David was selected as the Chair of the ACG NY Forward committee.
“We are really excited for David, for earning this recognition,” said Sylvie Gadant, the practice leader for Citrin Cooperman’s Transaction Advisory Group. “David is instinctively inclined towards accomplishment – he does everything with a sincere sense of purpose, which really adds to our team dynamic, allowing us to stay focused and to grow our practice.”
Citrin Cooperman’s TAS practice has a strong reputation for its transaction work within private equity and mid-sized businesses, and has received numerous awards and nominations from industry leagues and publications. David has been instrumental in these achievements, to include Citrin Cooperman's 2015 CPA Firm of the Year Award (ACG New York), the 2015 Excellence in Buy-Side and Sell-Side Due Diligence Award (Corporate LiveWire M&A Awards), the 2016 Transaction Advisory Services Team of the Year Award (Corporate LiveWire M&A Awards), the 2017 Sustained Excellence in Transaction Advisory Services (M&A Insider), and the 2018 International Deal of the Year Award (M&A Advisor - Asia Deal of the Year).
David will be among other Emerging Leader Award winners to be honored at the 2018 Emerging Leaders Summit on September 18 at the Athletic Club in Manhattan. The Gala will feature current and past award winners, together, and introduce the 2018 winners to the business community while celebrating their triumphs.