KPMG appoints global chief executive

Mike Wareing has been appointed global chief executive officer (CEO) at KPMG,
the firm announced today.

The appointment takes effect from October 1, 2005, and is a four-year term.

Wareing is currently CEO of KPMG’s Europe, Middle East and Africa region, and
succeeds Bob Alspaugh, from KPMG’s US member firm, who is retiring.

Wareing said: ‘I’m delighted and proud to have been given the role of CEO,
and look forward to help continue the outstanding work by the KPMG network.

‘A key part of my role will be to ensure that KPMG member firms continue to
effectively support global businesses and other organisations, and that KPMG
people who work with our clients bring with them the highest levels of skills,
experience and quality.’

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