Kevin Ellis, Chairman, PwC

Kevin Ellis, Chairman, PwC

Ellis was appointed as chairman and senior partner in July 2016

Bio

Ellis graduated with a degree in Industrial Economics from Nottingham University. He joined PwC UK in 1984 in the assurance practice, before moving to the business recovery services practice in 1988.

In 1996, he became a partner and was appointed as head of business recovery services in 2006.

In 2008, he joined the executive board as head of advisory and became the firm’s managing partner in 2012.

He was appointed as chairman and senior partner in July 2016.

Why did Kevin Ellis make the Financial Power List 2018?

Ellis was named 13th in the Accountancy Age Financial Power List 2018:

Ellis led PwC to 5% growth last year, reporting record revenue of £3.6bn for the year ending 30 June 2017. He will now direct the firm as it seeks to position innovation at the core of its growth strategy and leverage technology to support clients and strengthen its competitiveness, ensuring that the firm prospers post-Brexit. PwC has recorded growth for 14 consecutive years. Can Ellis add a 15th year to the tally?

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PwC

PwC is a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 223,000 employees, and is one of the Big Four firms.

The company’s global revenue was $37.7 billion in financial year 2017. It provides services to 422 out of the Fortune 500 companies.

As of 2016, it is the fifth largest privately owned company in the US.

 

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