New Delhi, 21 November 2013 – PwC today announced that Deepak Kapoor, 55, has been re-elected for a second term as Chairman of PwC India network of entities, for a three year period beginning on 1 Jan 2014. As Chairman, Deepak will continue to have the overall executive responsibility for the business of the PwC India network firms, representing them externally and internally and leading interactions with clients and people within the firm. He will also continue to serve on the PwC Global Strategy Council.
Deepak, whose first term as PwC India Chairman started on 1 January 2011, joined Price Waterhouse as an articled trainee in 1978 and became a partner in 1991 and managing director of PwC India network entities in 2007. Prior to this, Deepak served PwC India in a variety of client service roles, initially as an auditor and then as an M&A professional. His experience in India and overseas encompasses multiple industries including consumer products, manufacturing, telecom, technology, healthcare and entertainment & media.
Commenting on his re-election, Deepak said, "I am honoured to have been chosen for a second term to lead PwC India. It is humbling to see the trust and confidence that the India partners have shown in me.”
He added, "The Indian economy is in a very interesting phase and we believe it will lead the way for many other emerging markets. With ‘Quality’ at the heart of all we do, I will continue to make sure that we have the right capabilities to help our clients effectively deal with their issues and grow their business.”
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