PracticeConsultingKPMG nabs top consulting exec

KPMG nabs top consulting exec

Head of Atos Consulting rejoins Big Four firm

Following the selling of its advisory business to French group Atos
Consulting in 2002, KPMG has signaled a push back into the consulting by
recruiting Atos’s chief executive, Bernard Brown.

Brown, a former KPMG partner, will rejoin the firm in October.

He orginally left KPMG when it sold its British and Dutch consulting business
to Atos Origin for £420m four years ago.

According to reports, as many as 20 senior Atos staff have rejoined KPMG in
the past year, prompting Atos to waive a non-compete agreement due to stand
until August on the condition that KPMG does not hire any more of its staff.

Both PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst &Young sold off their consulting
arms following fears of a US crackdown on conflict of interest among audit firms
in the wake of Enron.

Deloitte was the only Big Four firm to retain its advisory business.

Related Articles

5 tips for SMEs to protect cash flow

Accounting Software 5 tips for SMEs to protect cash flow

3m Alia Shoaib, Reporter
Tyrie on Finance Bill 2017: ‘Making Tax Policy Better’

Consulting Tyrie on Finance Bill 2017: ‘Making Tax Policy Better’

9m Stephanie Wix, Writer
Managing partner Q&A - the year ahead: Richard Toone, CVR Global

Accounting Firms Managing partner Q&A - the year ahead: Richard Toone, CVR Global

10m Kevin Reed, Writer
Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC complaints rise; Deloitte scoops big audits; and corporate reporting woes

Audit Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC complaints rise; Deloitte scoops big audits; and corporate reporting woes

11m Kevin Reed, Writer
New head of equity capital markets for KPMG

Accounting Firms New head of equity capital markets for KPMG

11m Stephanie Wix, Writer
Deloitte 'self-imposes exile' on government contracts to defuse PM row

Accounting Firms Deloitte 'self-imposes exile' on government contracts to defuse PM row

10m Kevin Reed, Writer
Managing partner Q&A - the year ahead: Julie Adams, Menzies

Accounting Firms Managing partner Q&A - the year ahead: Julie Adams, Menzies

10m Kevin Reed, Writer
Friday Afternoon Live: Deloitte's tech thing; PAC wants HMRC 'contingencies'; and Sports Direct

Business Regulation Friday Afternoon Live: Deloitte's tech thing; PAC wants HMRC 'contingencies'; and Sports Direct

10m Kevin Reed, Writer