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
Andrew Howson joins the firm from EY, bringing experience in advising private equity and corporate clients across multiple sectors in the UK and Europe
Dennis Layton takes up the position on April 1 and will contribute to the firm’s goal of becoming the leading global professional services organisation by 2020
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon
Brian Burke, business development director, has moved within the firm to 'develop Quantuma’s networks with Sussex professional firms'