Partner, Trade & Customs, Global Practice Leader, KPMG US
Douglas P. Zuvich
Partner, Trade & Customs, Global Practice Leader
Doug Zuvich leads a team of 325-plus trade and customs professionals who assist a wide range of manufacturers and distributors, across industries, with all aspects of their import and export compliance, global trade technology, supply chain operations and trade development concerns. He also leads the firm’s initiative to deploy global trade technology and supporting business processes in a transformational way for multinational clients.
In an earlier role with the firm, Doug led the U.S. Trade and Customs practice for more than 10 years. Doug was responsible for leading the development and delivery of a comprehensive range of trade and customs services. These included advising on issues relating to import and export compliance, global trade management systems, foreign trade zones, duty drawback, first sale, technology deployments, free trade agreements, as well as customs valuation and North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) planning assistance.
Prior to joining KPMG, Doug served as a Non-Commissioned Officer in the Naval Security Group Activity and was later an official with the Regulatory Audit Division of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. He has also held a position as an executive at one of the largest international traders in the Caribbean and Latin America.
Doug earned a MBA degree from the NYU Stern School of Business and a BS degree in accounting and information systems from Queens College. He is also a licensed U.S. Customs Broker. Doug is also a member of the Board of Governors and American Association of Exporters and Importers.