Punit Renjen was on 16 February 2015 appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited's Global Operations with effect from 1 June 2015.
Renjen will succeed Barry Salzberg. Currently, he is serving as Deloitte group's US business Chairman and CEO.
With this appointment, Renjen will be the first Indian-origin person to head a Big-Four audit firm. The other three firms in Big-Four group are PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Ernst & Young (EY), and KPMG.
Renjen has rich and wide experience of 27 years with Deloitte and has held a number of leadership positions, including chairman and CEO of Deloitte Consulting LLP.
Renjen will join a growing rank of Indians who head global corporations and financial institutions including PepsiCo Inc’s Indra Nooyi, Microsoft Corp’s Satya Nadella, Deutsche Bank’s Anshu Jain and MasterCard Inc’s Ajay Banga.
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited
• Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited is US based accounting giant which is present across 150 countries including India and employs over two lakh people.
• Deloitte is one of the Big-Four professional services firm that provides audit, tax, consulting, enterprise risk and financial advisory services.
• In India, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited operates through offices in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Gurgaon and Pune.
Who: Punit Renjen
When: 16 February 2015