This article first appeared on Borneo Post
KUALA LUMPUR: KPMG Malaysia welcomed the announcement of William B Thomas as the new chairman of KPMG International.
Thomas, age 49, will lead the KPMG Global network of professional services firms for a four-year term effective October 1, 2017, succeeding John B Veihmeyer who is completing his term as Chairman and retiring from the firm at the end of September 2017.
“With Bill Thomas’ strong legacy of 28 years in KPMG, his election as the new global chairman of KPMG International provides the continuity and sustainability of the global initiatives throughout the network.
“KPMG in Malaysia welcomes this exciting news as Thomas is no stranger to Malaysia, having visited Malaysia as part of his strategic agenda towards Asean in November 2016.
“His deep understanding and passion towards the Malaysia market and economic development augurs well for our people, our clients an regulatory bodies,” said KPMG Malaysia’s managing partner Datuk Johan Idris.
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