HONG KONG, May 12 (Reuters) - Accounting giant KPMG has appointed Michael Andrew as global chairman to be based in Hong Kong, the firm said on Thursday.
Andrew, a 27-year veteran at the accounting firm, was previously chairman of KPMG Asia Pacific and Australia, KPMG said in a statement. He replaces Tim Flynn, who will retire at the end of September.
KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers , Deloitte & Touche LLP and Ernst & Young LLP are the world’s “Big Four” accountancy firms, auditing the books of most blue chip companies. (Reporting by Kelvin Soh; Editing by Chris Lewis)