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Deloitte Tohmatsu Group Elected New Chair of the Board and Group CEO for the Next Term

This is an English translation of the news release issued by Deloitte Tohmatsu Group on February 17, 2022. If there is any discrepancy between the Japanese version and the English translation, the Japanese version shall prevail.


Deloitte Tohmatsu Group (Deloitte Japan) announced that it had elected new leadership responsible for governance and execution of the business for the next fiscal year (FY23, from June 2022 to May 2023) and onward. In accordance with internal rules, the Nomination Committee nominated a candidate to the Board, followed by a resolution of the Board with subsequent approval at the general assembly of the Group’s Partners.


Chair of the Group Board

Effective after the conclusion of the Regular Employee General Assembly for FY22 (Late July)

Chair of the Board, Deloitte Tohmatsu Group

Haruko Nagayama

(Currently Councilor of Deloitte Tohmatsu Group and Councilor of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)


Group CEO

Effective as of June 1, 2022

CEO, Deloitte Tohmatsu Group

Kenichi Kimura

(Currently Executive Officer of Deloitte Tohmatsu Group)


As the primary authority of the Group’s governance, Chair of the Board is responsible for running the Board at Deloitte Tohmatsu Group, which is an ultimate management decision-making organization. The Group CEO represents the Group as the most senior officer in the management structure. Being responsible for leading the Executive Committee, composed of the leaders of the five businesses and executive officers of the Group, the Group CEO ensures that the Group’s management is aligned with the direction set forth by the Board.

Deloitte Tohmatsu Group is the largest professional firm in Japan with a total of 15,500 members working for the Group. Established in 1968 as Japan’s first nation-wide audit firm, Tohmatsu, Aoki, Tsuda, Tsukada, Aoki, Uno and Kusakabe Accounting Firm, the Group is grounded on over 50 years of history as well as on the foundation of credibility deriving from its auditing services. In accordance with respective applicable laws, entities under the Group are offering extensive professional services to help corporations manage and operate their businesses. Deloitte Tohmatsu Group is composed of Deloitte Tohmatsu LLC, which is responsible for the Group’s governance and management, as well as five businesses - Audit & Assurance, Risk Advisory, Consulting, Financial Advisory, and Tax and Legal - and Corporate functions. 


Bio of Chair of the Board, Deloitte Tohmatsu Group

Haruko Nagayama

Born on June 9, 1971 in Tokyo

March 1994

Graduated from Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo

March 1994

Joined Tohmatsu & Co. (Currently Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)

April 1997

Registered as Certified Public Accountant

July 2011

Promoted to Partner of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

June 2018 to August 2020

Executive Officer and Head of Business Planning, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

August 2020

Councilor of Deloitte Tohmatsu LLC as well as Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC (incumbent)

July 2022 (Expected)

To assume the role of Chair of the Board, Deloitte Tohmatsu Group


Bio of CEO, Deloitte Tohmatsu Group

Kenichi Kimura

Born on April 15, 1968 in Kanagawa

March 1991

Graduated from Faculty of Economics, Rikkyo University

April 1995

Registered as Certified Public Accountant

September 2000

Joined Tohmatsu & Co. (Currently Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)

July 2004

Promoted to Partner of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

August 2005 to October 2006

Took additional role of Executive Officer of Deloitte Tohmatsu Financial Advisory Co., Ltd (currently Deloitte Tohmatsu Financial Advisory LLC)

November 2015 to May 2021

Head of Advisory Business of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC (currently Risk Advisory Business)

June 2019 to May 2021

Representative Director and President of Deloitte Tohmatsu Risk Services Co., Ltd.

April 2019 to November 2021

Representative Operating Officer at Deloitte Tohmatsu Cyber LLC

June 2021

Assumed the roles of Executive Officer as well as Client and Industry Leader at Deloitte Tohmatsu Group (incumbent)

June 2022 (Expected)

To assume the role of CEO, Deloitte Tohmatsu Group


For more information on Deloitte Tohmatsu Group:

Visit “Impact Report 2021,” which outlines the Group’s activities throughout FY2021.

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