Deloitte announces new Victorian Managing Partner
1 OCTOBER 2018: Deloitte Australia has appointed Paul Rehder as the next Managing Partner, Victoria, effective immediately.
Paul takes over from Jeremy Cooper who has been promoted to become Deloitte Australia’s Chief Financial Officer under the leadership of new CEO, Richard Deutsch.
“Paul’s energy, tenacity and market focus will be instrumental in driving further growth and consolidating the success of our Victorian practice. I have no doubt his innate capability to forge deep relationships and deliver results will be invaluable to both our firm and the clients we serve,” Deloitte Australia CEO, Richard Deutsch said.
Sneza Pelusi, Managing Partner – Markets, said: “Paul is a highly respected banking industry expert who combines deep technical expertise with a strong passion for building exceptional client relationships. I am confident our Victorian practice will continue to flourish and extend on its strong client focus with Paul at the helm.”
Over the last 18 years, Paul has built an impressive track record running a range of strategy, business architecture and delivery programs and initiatives in Australia, Asia and the UK for over 10 different financial institutions.
Paul commenced his career with Accenture in 2001 and has worked and lived in Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, London and Glasgow. In 2014, Paul joined Deloitte as the Global Lead Client Service Partner for National Australia Bank within Deloitte’s Strategy and Operations practice. During this time, he also held roles as the National Banking Sector Lead and the National Clients & Industries Lead for the Consulting practice.
“It’s a really exciting time to be leading our Victorian practice, which has experienced remarkable growth over the last few years under the leadership of Jeremy Cooper and Tom Imbesi. Victoria’s economy continues to grow at a rapid pace, which brings fantastic opportunities for our clients and our people,” said Rehder.
“I look forward to driving this momentum and continuing to harness the strong collaborative culture of our Melbourne office so we can amplify our local market presence and achieve our goal of becoming the undisputed market leader.”
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