PracticeAccounting FirmsPwC promotes Kail to UK head of financial services

PwC promotes Kail to UK head of financial services

PwC names Andrew Kail as leader of its UK financial services practice

BIG FOUR firm PwC has appointed Andrew Kail as leader of its UK financial services practice, succeeding Kevin Burrowes who joins PwC UK’s Executive Board from 1 July as head of clients & markets.

Andrew has over 25 years of experience with PwC having held a variety of senior roles including most recently as head of the firm’s financial services Assurance practice. He has worked with a large number of leading clients, including being the lead partner on major FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 audits.

PwC’s Financial Services practices includes asset & wealth management, banking & capital markets, insurance and real estate.

Commenting on his promotion, Kail said:  “I am delighted to have been asked to lead PwC’s Financial Services practice.  We have a fantastic business with an exceptional client base and an amazing team of people within it. It is a privilege to be trusted with its leadership and I am very excited about the future.

“The financial services industry is undergoing significant change from a range of factors including regulation, technological disruption, product innovation and increased competition.

“Given this level of change I am confident that the need for world class professional services will remain high. To help our clients we are investing significantly in areas such as risk and regulation, cyber, data analytics and technology, including Fintech.”

In May, new PwC leader Kevin Ellis, who takes over as chairman and senior partner for the UK and Middle East from 1 July, revealed his new UK executive board.

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