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
Carolyn Brown appointed as the first head of client legal services practice RSM Legal
UK senior partner Phil Verity has been elected for a second term at Mazars
Tallat Mahmood appointed to corporate finance team of Top 20 firm
Top 25 firm HW Fisher & Co has acquired London firm Rhodes & Rhodes