The Russell Bedford global professional services network has announced the appointment of Amazon Associates Chartered Accountants as its member firm in Lusaka, Zambia. Founded in 2005, Amazon Associates offers a broad range of audit, accounting and bookkeeping, tax compliance

and company secretarial services.

The firm’s clients operate in a wide range of sectors ranging from manufacturing, trading, hospitality, education, farming, real estate and agricultural supplies to air cargo and security services, as well as Non-Governmental Organisations, and they include several local subsidiaries of foreign companies.

Speaking of the appointment, Russell Bedford CEO Stephen Hamlet said: “It is my pleasure to welcome Amazon Associates to Russell Bedford. As the network’s third appointment in Africa this year, I am incredibly proud of the advances we have made in our ability to provide comprehensive services on the continent. I’d like to extend a big welcome to all at Amazon Associates and wish them every success as new members of our international network.”

Monika Kumar, partner at Amazon Associates, added: “It is an exciting moment for our firm to become a member of the Russell Bedford network. Our membership will indeed support us in meeting our client’s international business goals, and we very much look forward to collaborating with our international counterparts as we seek to advance our firm in a wider regional and global market.”