KPMG in India appoints Ajay Mehra as new Chair of its Board
01 February 2022: KPMG in India today announced the election of Ajay Mehra as non-executive Chair of its Board for a four-year term, beginning February 07, 2022.
Ajay leads the Tax Markets and Strategy Team. He has more than three decades of experience in advising multinational and domestic companies across a range of industries on various issues including direct tax, indirect taxes, and allied regulations.
On his appointment, Ajay Mehra said “I feel privileged to take on the role of the first non-executive Chair of the Board of Directors of KPMG in India. We have set the right course with our strategy that is already driving our growth. I am positive that KPMG in India as a firm will continue to demonstrate continued jOSH and help create long-term value for all of our stakeholders.”
Outgoing CEO and Chairman, Arun M. Kumar shared “My tenure as CEO and Chairman comes to a close on 6 February 2022 and I’m delighted to hand over the baton to Yezdi Nagporewalla as CEO and Ajay Mehra as Chair. I have no doubt they will lead the continued success of the firm in the coming years.”
Also sharing his views on the appointment, Yezdi Nagporewalla, CEO Designate, KPMG in India said “As we move into the future together, I welcome the appointment of Ajay as Chairman of the Board of KPMG in India. We have some of the best talents in the industry and I look forward to capturing the next wave of growth for the firm by remaining laser-focused on serving our clients, creating significant value for our stakeholders and the communities we operate in and providing the best career experiences for our people.”