John Griffith-Jones, joint
chairman, has been appointed chairman of
KPMG’s EMA (Europe, Middle East, Africa and India) region.
This is the biggest of KPMG’s three regions, comprising more than 3000
partners and 55,000 staff in 105 countries.
Griffith-Jones who joined KPMG in 1965, takes over from Ben van der Veer, who
also retiring as senior partner of the KPMG member firm in the Netherlands.
In addition, KPMG has appointed Alan Buckle head of its global advisory
which numbers more than 30,000 professional partners and staff in KPMG member
Carter Backer Winter has acquired Edwards Financial Services, expanding its financial planning department
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton
Colin responds to the call for 'Darwinism' in accountancy
A new partner, Dermot Callinan, has joined Saffery Champness from KPMG where he was recently the head of the UK private client advisory team