PwC takes on 80 partners

Since 1 July, 58 new partners have been named at PwC, while 22 were recruited
externally in the past year.

PwC now has 107 women partners ­ the highest number in the 10-year history of
the UK firm, which was formed when Coopers and Lybrand merged with Price
Waterhouse in 1998.

The new partners span all areas of the firm’s businesses and regions with 29
partners admitted to
the assurance practice, 26 to the advisory practice and 25 to the tax practice.

According to the latest Accountancy Age Top 50 survey, PwC had 822
partners in 2008.

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