KPMG Announces Global Leadership Team Appointments

KPMG International has made several global executive appointments, effective Oct. 1, 2011, announced the company’s global chairman-elect Michael Andrew.

Current global chairman Timothy Flynn is set to retire at the end of September 2011. KMPG in Japan chairman and CEO Hideyo Uchiyama will succeed Andrew as chairman of KPMG in Asia Pacific.

As new deputy chairman, Alan Buckle will drive execution of global strategy, with an emphasis on market development. Buckle has been global head of KPMG’s advisory practice since 2008.

Current U.S. vice chair of advisory and strategic investments Mark Goodburn will succeed Buckle as global head of advisory.

Greg Wiebe will become global head of tax, succeeding the recently-retired Loughlin Hickey. Wiebe is a managing partner of the firm’s tax practice in Canada.

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