PracticeAccounting FirmsKPMG appoints new chief operating officer

KPMG appoints new chief operating officer

John Griffith-Jones has been appointed as KPMG's new chief operating officer, taking over from Alan Reid who is moving to Buckingham Palace as Keeper of the Privy Purse.

Griffith-Jones had previously been the firm’s UK head of corporate finance and had been closely involved in merger talks with Andersen.

A veteran of more the 25 years at the firm, Griffith-Jones will take over from Reid at the beginning of July

Guy Warrington is to take over as KPMG’s head of corporate finance.

Reid was appointed in March as the next Queen’s accountant to take over from another former KPMG partner Sir Michael Peat, who is leaving Buckingham Palace to become Prince Charles’ private secretary

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