RegulationCorporate GovernanceDeloitte’s departed Dutch CEO held shares in audit clients

Deloitte's departed Dutch CEO held shares in audit clients

Piet Hein Meeter held investments in companies audited by Deloitte in the Netherlands

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.

Related Articles

PwC and Deloitte chiefs sign Remain letter

Business Regulation PwC and Deloitte chiefs sign Remain letter

1y Kevin Reed, Writer
MPs hear from trio of Big Four firms over BHS advice

Accounting Firms MPs hear from trio of Big Four firms over BHS advice

2y Chris Warmoll, Writer
Friday Afternoon Live: Big Four push into SME space, more Heelgate and our new quiz!

Corporate Governance Friday Afternoon Live: Big Four push into SME space, more Heelgate and our new quiz!

2y Accountancy Age, Reporters
PwC Vatican audit suspended

Accounting Firms PwC Vatican audit suspended

2y Chris Warmoll, Writer
PwC appointed as auditor to probe Vatican finances

Accounting Firms PwC appointed as auditor to probe Vatican finances

2y Chris Warmoll, Writer
Deloitte ditched as Balfour Beatty and SEGRO pick new auditors

Accounting Firms Deloitte ditched as Balfour Beatty and SEGRO pick new auditors

2y Kevin Reed, Writer
Deloitte reveals 17.8% gender pay gap

Accounting Firms Deloitte reveals 17.8% gender pay gap

2y Kevin Reed, Writer
FCA defends secondments with ‘Big Four’ accountants

Corporate Governance FCA defends secondments with ‘Big Four’ accountants

3y Sian Barton