KPMG Elects Lynne Doughtie as U.S. Chairman & CEO

KPMG has elected Lynne Doughtie to serve as its next chairman and chief executive officer for a five-year term starting July 1, according to the company’s press release.

Doughtie, 52, who currently leads KPMG’s advisory business, succeeds John Veihmeyer, who served as U.S. chairman and CEO since 2010

Doughtie joined KPMG’s Audit practice in 1985 and went on to serve in a number of national, regional and global leadership roles, including as the lead engagement partner for some of the firm’s major clients.

KPMG also announced that P. Scott Ozanus, 55, has been re-elected deputy chairman and chief operating officer, a position he has held since 2012.

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