KPMG in India Gets New CEO

IAS Prelims 2023

KPMG in India has a new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in Arun M. Kumar.

He has been elected to head the professional services firm in India for a five-year term beginning February 5.

He succeeds Richard Rekhy, who led the firm as CEO for over four years.

KPMG is a professional service company and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC.

Seated in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, KPMG employs 189,000 people and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory. Its tax and advisory services are further divided into various service groups.

The name “KPMG” was chosen when KMG (Klynveld Main Goerdeler) merged with Peat Marwick.