KPMG International appoints John Veihmeyer as Global Chairman

NEW DELHI: Global Consulting firm KPMG International today said it has appointed John B Veihmeyer as its next Global Chairman.

Veihmeyer will succeed Michael Andrew who is retiring after serving as Global Chairman since May 2011.

He currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KPMG‘s US firm since 2010, and will continue in those roles as Global Chairman.

“My focus will be continuing to strengthen our global reputation for quality and professionalism,” said Veihmeyer.

Andrew who has recently being diagnosed with serious medical condition will focus on his treatment and recover while continuing to work as co-chair of the Australian B20 Working Group on Anti-Corruption.

The B20 Coalition brings together business leaders from the G20 economies and advises on the views of more than 6.5 million small, medium and large companies.

Australia is the current holder of the G20 Presidency.