Steve Davie, 48, has been at PwC for 25 years and takes over from William Najdecki, who quit to pursue other business interests in the United States.
He will assume the role of finance director in September.
Harrods has been hit with a spate of executive departures in recent times, while its former auditor, PwC, resigned at the beginning of the year, to be replaced by mid-tier firm Grant Thornton.
Latest available figures show that Harrods’ profits tumbled from £38.9m in 1999 to £20.2m in 2000.
Harrison Beale & Owen will (HB&O) have a new chairman and managing director at the helm for 2017
Satvir Bungar promoted to managing director in the mergers and acquisitions team
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