KPMG appoints Mike Shannon as Global Head of ESG Assurance

KPMG today announced the appointment of Mike Shannon as Global Head of ESG Assurance, effective 1 January 2022.

KPMG today announced the appointment of Mike Shannon as Global Head of ESG Assurance, effe

KPMG today announced the appointment of Mike Shannon as Global Head of ESG Assurance, effective 1 January 2022.

In this newly established role, reporting to Larry Bradley, Global Head of Audit, KPMG International, Mike will be responsible for embedding and executing on ESG Assurance as an integral element of KPMG’s overall Global Audit strategy and further embedding ESG as the watermark across the global KPMG organization. The IFRS Foundation’s recent announcement of the formation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) provides a watershed moment in the evolution of corporate reporting.

Mike has held numerous leadership positions at KPMG including most recently as the Global Head of the Chemicals and Performance Technologies practice, and National Audit Industry leader for Chemicals for KPMG in the US.

Through the recently announced KPMG Global ESG plan, KPMG is making significant investments to respond to the expanding needs of clients for ESG services.

Mike is well-known for his industry knowledge, his honest and inclusive leadership style and his ability to bring diverse leaders together to foster true global collaboration and accountability.

For media queries, please contact:

Kathryn Wright
Head of External Communications, KPMG International

E: Kathryn.wright@kpmg.co.uk

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