He will succeed Michael Andrew, who has held the
job since May 2011 and is retiring after being diagnosed with a
serious medical condition to focus on his recovery, KPMG said in
a statement on Thursday.
The change will take effect when Veihmeyer's appointment is
ratified, which is expected at the March meeting of senior
partners, a spokesman said.
Veihmeyer has been chairman and CEO of KPMG's U.S. firm since
2010. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, he is a member
of the Business Roundtable, the U.S.-India Business Council and
the Business-Higher Education Forum.
(Reporting by Dena Aubin; Editing by
Kevin Drawbaugh and Richard Chang)
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