Yezdi Nagporewalla appointed new CEO of KPMG in India, to take office in February 2022

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Yezdi Nagporewalla has been appointed as the new CEO of KPMG in India for a term commencing February 7, 2022 and ending on December 31, 2026. He was nominated by the KPMG India Board and approved by the India Partners. The firm executed a well-defined governance process for the selection of the CEO.

Yezdi succeeds Arun M. Kumar, the current Chairman and CEO who completes his five-year term on February 6, 2022.

Welcoming Yezdi Nagporewalla into the new role, Arun M. Kumar, said “I am excited about the appointment of Yezdi Nagporewalla. He is a trusted leader who has proven himself in multiple roles over two decades with the firm. His integrity, his commitment to a high-road culture and deep and enduring relationships are a big asset to the firm. I am confident that under Yezdi’s leadership, KPMG in India will continue its journey of growth, transformation and impact on our clients, communities and the country.”

Sharing his views on the appointment, Bill Thomas, Global Chairman and CEO, KPMG said “Yezdi’s deep understanding of our business in the Indian market, proven track record serving clients undergoing complex change, and strong leadership skills make him the clear choice to lead the India firm. He is an inclusive leader who inspires trusted relationships at the highest levels of our clients and stakeholders.”

On his appointment, Yezdi Nagporewalla said “I am honoured to have been elected as the CEO of KPMG in India. It is a privilege to be part of an organisation that delivers best-in-class services and innovative solutions to the best clients, nurtures and develops well rounded and talented professionals into leaders and does its part to contribute to the societies and communities in which we operate,”

He further added that, “KPMG in India is an organisation guided by purpose and a philosophy– to make a positive, meaningful impact that matters to everyone we touch. My endeavor is to do my best to serve the organisation by helping enable our leaders and teams to fulfill their dream and passion to make a difference.”

The new Chairman announcement will take place over the next few months.

KPMG in India has seen brisk growth in revenues; workforce strength has grown by 70% over the last four years. The firm has introduced many new offerings and inducted over 90 partners laterally to broaden its skill base and strengthen its delivery capabilities.

About Yezdi Nagporewalla

Yezdi Nagporewalla has been with the India Firm for over 21 years. His key areas of experience include manufacturing, infrastructure & construction. Yezdi earlier headed Industrial Markets and Automotive as a sector head. He has been a member of KPMG’s Global Automotive Steering Committee with KPMG. Yezdi has previously served as a member of the KPMG India board for 6 years.

Yezdi has also been a member of the National Committee of Logistics at Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and a member of the Managing Committee of Bombay Chamber of Commerce.

Yezdi Nagporewalla

Yezdi Nagporewalla

About KPMG in India

KPMG entities in India are professional services firm(s). These Indian member firms are affiliated with KPMG International Limited. KPMG was established in India in August 1993. Our professionals leverage the global network of firms, and are conversant with local laws, regulations, markets, and competition. KPMG has offices across India in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Noida, Pune, Vadodara, and Vijayawada.

KPMG entities in India offer services to national and international clients in India across sectors. We strive to provide rapid, performance-based, industry-focussed, and technology-enabled services, which reflect a shared knowledge of global and local industries and our experience of the Indian business environment.

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Vidya Mohan
KPMG In India
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