Deloitte’s departed Dutch CEO held shares in audit clients

THE CEO of Deloitte’s Dutch business has stepped down after it was discovered that he owned shares in companies audited by the firm.

A compliance check by the firm revealed the investments made by Piet Hein Meeter. He did not make any decisions about the stakes he held, nor was he involved in auditing the companies, Deloitte Netherlands said in a statement.

He stepped down after consultation with the firm’s supervisory board.

The CEO position will be assumed by vice president Peter Bommel.

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