KPMG announces new Managing Partner to commence role in May 2019

Business | Tue 4 Dec | Author – Business & Finance

 Shaun Murphy, Managing Partner of KPMG announced the election of his successor Seamus Hand who will take up the role as Managing Partner in May 2019.

Murphy was elected Managing Partner in 2012 and re-elected in 2015. During his successful six-year leadership term, KPMG increased revenues by almost 60% and employee numbers by 50% to almost 3,000 today – reflecting the firm‘s very strong performance. Murphy is currently the Lead Director of the KPMG Global Board, having been elected to that position by the members of the Global Board in 2015 and re-elected in 2018.

Seamus Hand was elected Partner in 2002 and has worked with major clients across the Financial Services market place. Seamus has specialised in the Aircraft Finance; Asset Management and Banking sectors and has played a key role in the development of KPMG’s Tax practice.

Commenting on his successor, Shaun said

I would like to congratulate Seamus on his election. Seamus has the experience, expertise and the personal qualities to successfully lead the outstanding professionals in KPMG. He, together with all of KPMG’s Partners, is committed to building on the firm’s strengths and continuing to provide world class service to our clients. I look forward to working closely with Seamus over the next five months to provide for a seamless transition.