Willy Kruh

Partner, Global Chair - Consumer Markets, Partner-in-Charge - High Growth Markets

KPMG in Canada

During Willy's 30-year career, he has served as the auditor and advisor to many premier, multinational companies. He is currently the Global and Canadian Chair of KPMG's Consumer Markets practice, which focuses on supporting many of the world’s largest international consumer organizations in the Retail and FDCG (Food, Drink & Consumer Goods) sectors. Willy is also Partner-in-Charge of KPMG in Canada’s High Growth Markets practice and has substantial experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, initial public offerings, restructuring and transaction services to a wide range of consumer and industrial companies, both public and private. Willy is also a regular contributor of articles to major publications, and a speaker at seminars, conferences and in the media on trends and issues faced by consumer companies, including topics related to cross-industry investment and global expansion.

  • Capital Markets
  • Consumer Products
  • Environment
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Services
  • Food, Drink and Consumer Goods
  • IPO
  • Mega trends
  • Retail
  • Securities
  • MBA from York University

  • BA Economics from University of Toronto

  • Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario

  • Chartered Accountant

  • Retail Council of Canada

  • The Consumer Goods Forum, Summit Committee Member

  • Enactus, Board Member

  • L.O.V.E., Board Member

  • Munk School of Global Affairs, Board Member