Published On: Thu, Mar 9th, 2017

KPMG elects Bill Thomas as Global Chairman

William B Thomas, 49, incoming Chairman of KPMG International.

William B Thomas, 49, incoming Chairman of KPMG International.

JOHANNESBURG , (CAJ News)– William B Thomas, 49, has been elected Chairman of KPMG International.
He will lead the KPMG global network of professional services firms for a 4-year term, from October , succeeding John B Veihmeyer, 61, who is completing his term as Chairman and retiring from the firm, at the end of September .
Bill Thomas, was elected to his new role by KPMG International’s Global Council,has served as Chairman of KPMG’s Americas region since 2014 and has been a member of the Global Board since 2009. He has been a leader in defining KPMG’s global strategy and a champion in promoting an inclusive and high-performing culture throughout the KPMG network.
Bill was CEO and Senior Partner of KPMG in Canada from 2009 to 2016, leading the firm in achieving strong growth in the market, and making strategic investments that contributed to expanding the firm’s capabilities.
In his 28 years with KPMG, Bill has also held a number of leadership roles in the Canadian firm and within KPMG International, and has served as an audit partner for prominent clients in a variety of industries.
“It is a great honour to be elected Chairman of KPMG
International. John Veihmeyer has been an exceptional leader and role model, who has strengthened KPMG immensely with his commitment to quality and integrity, and his focus on the culture of our global organisation. said Bill Thomas
CAJ News

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