KPMG’s offshore arm in India appoints Sameer Chadha as CEO

KPMG’s offshore arm in India announces the appointment of Sameer Chadha as Partner and CEO. Sameer joins KPMG Global Services (KGS) from Barclays Shared Services, where he was the Chief Executive Officer.

Sameer brings with him 25 years of experience with leading organizations across the Financial Services and Consumer Goods sectors. During his 8 year tenure at Barclays Shared Services, the firm grew from 700 to approximately 10,000 employees. He began his career with Nestle and prior to working with Barclays, has held strategic leadership roles at organisations such as Bank of America, First Source Solutions, Lehman Brothers.

Commenting on the appointment, Richard Rekhy, CEO, KPMG in India, said, “We are delighted to welcome Sameer to the KPMG family. He brings with him vast expertise and experience of successfully managing and growing large captives in India. KGS is integral to KPMG Global as well as the India strategy and we are confident that with Sameer’s leadership, KGS will progress to the next level of growth and expansion.”

Speaking about his new position, Sameer said “I am very excited to join KPMG. My focus will be to continue building on the strong foundation that has been established to date and to work with the leadership team to further advance the journey of KGS being a strategic asset for KPMG member firms across the global network.”

Sameer is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University.

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