PWC’S CHAIRMAN and senior partner Ian Powell has been re-elected for another four year term from 1 July 2012.
Powell has spent his entire career at the firm having joined as a graduate trainee in 1977.
Powell said: “I am absolutely delighted to have been elected as chairman and senior partner for a second term. It has been a privilege to lead PwC since 2008 and I am really looking forward to the next four years.
“There is no doubt that the economic environment is challenging for us and for our clients but we will continue to invest in our business to ensure that we are well positioned to take the opportunities that are available to help our clients grow.”
The senior partner election process is open to all 864 UK PwC partners who all have an equal vote. The election was overseen by the Electoral Reform Society.
Richard Cameron-Williams, who joined RGL on the graduate programme in September 2005, has been appointed partner with effect from April 1
Andrew Howson joins the firm from EY, bringing experience in advising private equity and corporate clients across multiple sectors in the UK and Europe
Dennis Layton takes up the position on April 1 and will contribute to the firm’s goal of becoming the leading global professional services organisation by 2020
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon