PwC designates global insurance leader

Posted by | May 5, 2015 | Big 4 Accounting firms, Internal Audit, Latest Audit Information & News, Risk Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley

Audit International, the leading specialists in Internal and External Audit Recruitment across Europe, the US and Asia have learned the professional services firm PwC has named Stephen O’Hearn as its global insurance leader. He substitutes David Law, who retires in June.

Previously, Mr. O’Hearn led PwC’s insurance practice in New York. However, currently he leads PwC’s insurance practice across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, commonly known as EMEA region, from his office placed in Zurich. O’Hearn is a member of the board of directors of the International Insurance Society as well.

Recently, Mr. O’Hearn declared: “It has been a pleasure to have worked closely with David over many years. He also added regarding his colleague: “His leadership has been key to the development of PwC’s global insurance practice. I am honored to have the opportunity to lead this practice”

Looking at the future he said: “These are exciting times for insurers as they capitalize on innovative technologies to serve the needs of families and businesses. We look forward to supporting the efforts of the insurance industry globally.”

PwC’s outgoing global insurance leader, David Law, said: “It has been a privilege to serve as the leader of PwC’s global insurance practice. I am very proud of our team and the part we have played in helping our clients face the many challenges and opportunities the insurance industry brings”

Regarding his successor he concluded: “Stephen has a wealth of experience and I have every confidence that under his leadership, the practice will continue to go from strength to strength.”


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