Partners at kpmg india have ratified the appointment of arun kumar as the chairman and ceo of the firm for a fiveyear term. Mr jonas and i indicated that while we have agreed to meet kpmg, we reserve our legal rights. Ford appoints former kpmg international ceo to board. William thomas to succeed john veihmeyer as kpmg international chairman. Veihmeyer is chairman and chief executive of kpmg llp u. Phil mickelson and his kpmg hat for donating money that will buy books for. Kpmg has a long tradition of assisting notforprofit institutions and serving the communities in which its partners and employees live and work, said john veihmeyer, deputy chairman of kpmg llp.
Bestselling books employee experience future of work. Americas region chairman will succeed john veihmeyer upon completion of his term. Kpmg india appoints arun kumar as chairman and ceo. Veihmeyer has been selected by its board of directors as kpmg s next global chairman, to succeed michael andrew who is retiring after serving as. Veihmeyer, chairman of kpmg international, said put simply, ceos are telling us the time for change is now or never. The future of work has been endorsed by the worlds top business leaders such as the ceo of kpmg, ceo of sap, ceo of intuit, ceo of whirlpool, ceo of schneider electric, ceo of mandalay entertainment, ceo of parc, ceo of zappos, dan pink, and gary hamel. Veihmeyer previously held numerous leadership roles at kpmg, including u. Kpmg chairman and ceo john veihmeyer named responsible. Veihmeyer served as chairman of kpmg international from 2014 until his retirement after 40 years with kpmg in september 2017.
William b thomas, 49, has been elected chairman of kpmg international and is set to replace john b veihmeyer who is completing his term in september this year, the firm said thursady. And we aimed to do something about it, establishing kpmg s family for literacy program, in collaboration with the nonpro. For the first time, golf fans everywhere will have access to the same kpmg hat as phil, said john veihmeyer, chairman and ceo of kpmg. He is a member of the board of catalyst, whose mission is to expand opportunities for women in business, and in 2011 he received the ceo leadership award from diversity best practices for his commitment. Ahead of miami visit, kpmg ceo talks ethics, regulation. Ceo john veihmeyer is named global chairman of kpmg network. He has held key leadership positions during his 33year career with kpmg.
An old kpmg hand, kumar spent the last three years as assistant secretary of commerce for. Veihmeyer has been selected by its board of directors as kpmg s next global chairman, to succeed michael andrew who is retiring after serving as global chairman since may 2011. South africas former finance minister, pravin gordhan, said he insisted on full and proper disclosure when he met with kpmg international chairman john veihmeyer on. Bill thomas succeeds john veihmeyer as kpmg chairman the. Doughtie succeeds john veihmeyer, cpa, who has served as u. Ford names john veihmeyer to board of directors bloomberg. Kpmg international chairman john veihmeyer says he is delighted to welcome arun kumar back to the group. Kpmg ceo john veihmeyer notre dame alum, dedicated steward of an.
Chairman and chief executive officer from 2010 to 2015, u. In 2005, veihmeyer was managing partner of kpmgs washington, d. Lessons from john veihmeyer mendoza college of business. William b thomas, 49, has been elected chairman of kpmg international. John veihmeyer, chairman and ceo of kpmg, discusses his companys sustainability efforts for 2012s create, grow, sustain. Still how two swedes and two barrys got mashed together is kind of odd.
Veihmeyer was honored as responsible ceo of the year by corporate. We shared our strong feelings and disapproval of the manner in which kpmg sa has been involved in the validation of state capture and corruption in respect of both the south african revenue service sars and companies of the gupta family. Veihmeyer champions kpmg s internationallyrecognized high performance culture, with a strong emphasis on diversity and inclusion as a foundation for being a great place to work and build a career. While most ceos are relatively bullish about future prospects, yet top corporate leaders believe they dont have enough time to think strategically about disruption and innovation. Thomas has been elected to chairman of kpmg international. Kumar was assistant secretary of commerce for global markets and dg of the us and foreign commercial service in the administration of barack obama. Kpmgs john veihmeyer on the resurgence of american manufacturing, efficient growth and staying relevant the next three years will. Kpmg s reading relay kickoff event on november 1, 20. John is the retired chairman of kpmg international.
Michael andrew, the global chairman of big four accounting firm kpmg, is retiring after being diagnosed with a serious medical condition and will be replaced by john veihmeyer, the firms u. Before becoming the chairman of kpmg international, bill thomas was the chairman of the americas region for kpmg. Kpmg sas new ceo opens up about the future of the disgraced auditing firm. Ford names john veihmeyer to board of directors ford. Kpmg s international chairman john veihmeyer met with pravin gordhan. John veihmeyer to succeed michael andrew as kpmgs global chairman. John veihmeyer, professional at ford motor company. Kpmg and phil mickelson partner to kickoff blue for. John veihmeyer, chairman and ceo of public accounting firm kpmg in the united states and across the americas, sits inside at least two airplanes every day. Gordhan calls for disclosure after meeting kpmgs veihmeyer. John veihmeyer is the chairman of kpmg international, and chairman and ceo of kpmg in the u. Staff reporter, cincinnati business courier mar 22, 20, 6. This is a unique program in corporate america as it is led by spouses of kpmg partners, and engages the entire kpmg family including retirees.
Bill thomas becomes global chairman of kpmg international. John veihmeyer, global chairman of kpmg, discusses how sustainability is essential to their business strategy. Lessons from john veihmeyer notre dame business mendoza. F is announcing today the election of john veihmeyer to the companys board of directors.
Thomas was elected by all the partners of kpmg, including partners in the india team. Veihmeyer has been selected by its board of directors as kpmg s next global chairman, to succeed michael. Bill was ceo and senior partner of kpmg in canada from 2009 to 2016. I cherrypicked this list obviously because its a bit of a pain to retype all of them, so dont hold that against me. Typically, one plane is to meet with distinguished global clients, such as jeff immelt, ceo of general electric, while the other plane often sets course to college campuses. John veihmeyer chairman, kpmg international the majority of ceos we spoke with for this years study are still optimistic. I went to new york for a meeting and came home as deputy chairman, he. In its 9year history, kffl has provided nearly 3 million books to. Veihmeyer will be the 14th member of the board, serving. He will lead the kpmg global network of professional services firms for a 4year term, effective 1 october 2017, succeeding john b veihmeyer, 61, who is completing his term as chairman and retiring from the firm, at the end of september 2017. With more than 35 years of experience building and directing highperforming teams and advising some of the worlds leading companies, veihmeyer is an influential and soughtafter voice on.
Veihmeyer has been chairman and ceo of kpmg s us firm since 2010, and will continue in those roles even after becoming global chairman, but step down as chairman of kpmg s americas region. John spent 40 years with kpmg, holding numerous leadership roles, including us chairman and ceo, us deputy chairman, and managing partner of the washington, dc office. Veihmeyer born 29 june 1959 was global chairman of kpmg international from april. Veihmeyer champions kpmg s nationallyrecognized high performance culture, with a strong emphasis on diversity and inclusion as a foundation for being a great place to work and build a career. Kpmg faces client revolt, while mckinsey accused of fraud. John veihmeyer, chairman of kpmg international, on tuesday apologised for what went wrong in kpmg. Veihmeyer previously held numerous roles at kpmg, including u. Veihmeyer has been chairman and ceo of kpmgs us firm since 2010. William thomas, chairman of the americas region at kpmg and a 28year company veteran, has been named chairman of kpmg international in a move that. John veihmeyer, kpmg chairman and ceo addressed the detroit economic club thursday, october 16th, 2014, about ceos perspectives on the economy.
Partners gave their seal of approval for his appointment on saturday, a few days after kpmg india board elected him to replace richard rekhy who led the firm since 2012. Teaming with first book furthers our commitment to youth and education and gives our professionals as well as our families, friends, alumni and. We created blue for books as a way for phils fans to be able to wear his hat while also supporting kpmgs family for literacy kffl. David sherwood hill, phd ceo and president at high quality leadership. Indian business must engage with the trump administration. Veihmeyer said, what we really got from kpmgs ceo survey was a message of optimism, cautious optimism, but optimism. Veihmeyer selected global chairman of kpmg kpmg international today announced that john b. With more than 35 years of experience building and directing highperforming teams and advising some of the worlds leading companies, veihmeyer is an influential and soughtafter voice on business and financial issues, including ethical leadership, diversity, financial reporting, audit quality, risk, governance, and education. From april 2014 to september 2017, veihmeyer was chairman of kpmg international, a global network of professional services firms providing audit, tax and advisory services. Kpmg chairman and ceo visits penn state smeal college of.
In its fiveyear history, kffl has provided more than 2 million books to. When veihmeyer was named global chairman, he said he would serve out the remainder of his term as chairman and ceo. Kpmg chairman and ceo john veihmeyer and wife beth read to kindergarten students at graham road elementary school in. View john veihmeyer s professional profile on relationship science, the database of decision makers.
Veihmeyer, 62, has decades of experience advising the worlds leading companies on financial reporting, risk management and governance. View john veihmeyers profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional. John veihmeyer retired chairman, kpmg international kpmg. Bill was ceo and senior partner of kpmg in canada from 2009 to. New chairman elected at kpmg global the economic times. John veihmeyer to succeed michael andrew as kpmgs global. Welcome to this third annual kpmg global ceo outlook, offering deep insight into the challenges and opportunities faced by nearly 1,300. John veihmeyer retired chairman, kpmg international. He is a member of the board of catalyst, whose mission is to expand opportunities for women in business, and in 2011 he received the ceo leadership. Thomas, who was elected to his new role by kpmg internationals global council, has served as chairman of kpmg s.
John veihmeyer is professional at ford motor company. Kpmg and first book team to provide new books to children. Kpmg chairman and ceo, john veihmeyer, phil mickelson and first book president and ceo. He will lead the kpmg global network of professional services firms for. He is a member of the board of catalyst, whose mission is to expand opportunities for women in business, and in 2011 he received the ceo leadership award from diversity best practices for his commitment to diversity.908 243 435 650 1084 1017 768 1109 1209 1244 237 674 147 909 837 135 223 193 546 934 1385 1063 67 301 826 391 867 1156 320 635 155 376 1081 978 590 991 738 1296 142 1056 863