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Deloitte Cayman Islands wraps up milestone anniversary with new leadership and headquarters

George Town, 1 December, 2023 — Deloitte has announced the appointment of Cindy Hislop to Managing Partner in the Cayman Islands, effective December 1st, 2023. Cindy Hislop succeeds Stuart Sybersma, who has served as Managing Partner of Deloitte in the Cayman Islands since 2012, and will be retiring on May 31st, 2024. This announcement follows a series of milestones for the firm, including their 50th Anniversary in the Cayman Islands, and the relocation of their local office to Camana Bay.

For more than three decades, Stuart served Deloitte’s clients and people in multiple roles, within the Cayman Islands, the Caribbean and Bermuda Region (‘CBC’), and globally. These included as Financial Advisory Partner, Cayman Islands Managing Partner, and Chair of the regional (CBC) Board. Under Stuart’s tenure, Deloitte experienced continued and exponential growth, driving industry expertise and innovation, solidifying its market leadership. Stuart also spearheaded impactful community programs such as Deloitte’s WorldClass commitment - focused on providing education and access to opportunities for underprivileged members of the community; and WorldClimate – Deloitte’s global sustainability initiative.

Cindy Hislop has been with the with the Cayman Islands firm for almost thirty years, and became Partner in 2008. She has a remarkable trajectory in diverse roles within the firm, including as Audit & Assurance Partner, Talent Partner, Cross-Border Audit Leader, Crisis Management Team Leader, and as a Member of Deloitte’s regional (CBC) Board. As a Deloitte Scholarship recipient herself, Cindy continues supporting the program as a member of the Scholarship Committee. In addition to her Deloitte roles, she has also served for many years as Chair of the Cayman Board of Directors for Help For Children (‘HFC’), and as a Member of the Global Board of HFC.

Stuart Sybersma said his successor’s “expertise, sharp client focus and people-centric nature have steadily contributed to the firm’s growth and journey towards market leadership. “Cindy is an exceptional leader, deeply connected to our people and community. She has been an outstanding role model to young Caymanians and all professionals who aspire to succeed in their chosen career.” He added, “Having worked together for decades, I am excited for Cindy’s appointment to our new Managing Partner, a position I know she will excel in.”

A legacy of 50 years of impact in the Cayman Islands
Deloitte is one of the largest professional services firms in the Cayman Islands, and their local team has been serving clients within the jurisdiction, the Caribbean, and worldwide for 50 years. 

From a small office in 1973 to a world-class talent and business leader today, Deloitte’s story has been driven by a purpose to make an impact that matters and steered by a vision to build better futures together. At the core of their business is a robust Talent program, focused on developing, mentoring, and sponsoring young Caymanian talent, paired with a community-focused impact strategy which heavily focuses on programs that support children and youth development, and environmental sustainability.

Deloitte’s 22 partners and over 200 staff give back to the Cayman community through pro-bono work, board and advisory roles, fundraising, volunteering with a broad range of charitable organizations, and sponsoring professional and educational organizations. The firm supports the academic and professional development of young Caymanians through annual initiatives including mentoring, work placement, financial support, as well as their own internship and scholarship programs and grants.

Globally, Deloitte has been serving clients, people and communities for over 175 years. Deloitte is the world’s leading professional services organization, recognized as the strongest and most valuable commercial services brand, a leader in audit quality, and one of the world's best places to work.

Deloitte’s new headquarters
In September, Deloitte relocated to Camana Bay’s newest office building at 60 Nexus Way. A move that aligns with the firm’s continued business growth, and reflects their ongoing commitment to innovation, to promoting their people’s well-being, and to playing their part in building a more sustainable future for Cayman.

Their spaces on the 8th and 7th floors of 60 Nexus Way have been designed to maximize innovation and functionality, and to fuel collaboration in a LEEDS certified building that emphasized environmentally sustainable building practices. Inspiration for the interior design was drawn from Cayman’s vibrant and diverse nature and heritage, and the spaces are fully equipped with advanced technology and tools to boost efficiency, teamwork, and well-being.

Deloitte’s new office infrastructure is people-centered, and focused on strengthening connections and collaborations to continue delivering a world-class talent experience and outstanding client service.

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