Lynne Doughtie, Chairman and CEO of KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, has announced the appointment of Frank Casal as Vice Chair – Audit. Casal succeeds Scott Marcello.
A former member of the firm’s Board of Directors, Casal will be responsible for helping to maintain the highest quality audit standards at KPMG. During his 38-year tenure with the firm, Frank has established an extensive track record working at the highest levels with many of KPMG’s largest audit clients. He has served previously as the lead audit engagement partner on some of KPMG’s largest, publicly held financial services and industrial manufacturing clients.
“Frank is a proven leader and is widely regarded as a champion of professionalism and integrity,” said Doughtie. “His strong commitment to professional excellence and his intense focus on audit quality will provide valued and effective leadership. Frank will work closely with the Audit leadership team to execute and implement the practice’s strategic priorities.”
Doughtie also announced the appointment of Jackie Daylor as National Managing Partner for Audit Quality and Professional Practice.
Daylor has been with KPMG for 28 years serving primarily large global clients in consumer and retail businesses, both public and private. Daylor is a member of KPMG’s Board of Directors and the firm’s Professional Practice, Ethics and Compliance Committee. Prior to joining the Board, she served on the firm’s Legal, Risk and Regulatory Committee from 2009 to 2015, where she was involved with overseeing key risk-related issues facing the firm.
“Jackie has a long-standing track record - driving results, serving significant clients, and developing our people,” said Doughtie. “Her leadership skills coupled with her technical expertise and commitment to audit quality make her the ideal person to lead our Audit Quality and Professional Practice going forward.”
KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (www.kpmg.com/us), is the independent U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”). KPMG International’s independent member firms have 189,000 professionals, including more than 9,000 partners, in 152 countries.