Yezdi Nagporewalla has been appointed as the new CEO of KPMG in India for a term commencing February 7, 2022 and ending on December 31, 2026. He was nominated by the KPMG India Board and approved by the India Partners.
Yezdi succeeds Arun M. Kumar, the current Chairman and CEO who completes his five-year term on February 6, 2022.
Welcoming Yezdi Nagporewalla into the new role, Arun M. Kumar, said “I am excited about the appointment of Yezdi Nagporewalla. He is a trusted leader who has proven himself in multiple roles over two decades with the firm. His integrity, his commitment to a high-road culture and deep and enduring relationships are a big asset to the firm. I am confident that under Yezdi’s leadership, KPMG in India will continue its journey of growth, transformation and impact on our clients, communities and the country.”
Yezdi Nagporewalla has been with the India Firm for over 21 years. His key areas of experience include manufacturing, infrastructure & construction. Yezdi earlier headed Industrial Markets and Automotive as a sector head. He has been a member of KPMG’s Global Automotive Steering Committee with KPMG. Yezdi has previously served as a member of the KPMG India board for 6 years.
Yezdi has also been a member of the National Committee of Logistics at Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and a member of the Managing Committee of Bombay Chamber of Commerce.
On his appointment, Yezdi Nagporewalla said, “KPMG in India is an organisation guided by purpose and a philosophy– to make a positive, meaningful impact that matters to everyone we touch. My endeavor is to do my best to serve the organisation by helping enable our leaders and teams to fulfill their dream and passion to make a difference.”
Meanwhile, the new Chairman announcement will take place over the next few months.
KPMG in India has seen brisk growth in revenues; workforce strength has grown by 70% over the last four years. The firm has introduced many new offerings and inducted over 90 partners laterally to broaden its skill base and strengthen its delivery capabilities.