Steve Kimble Named Chairman and CEO of Deloitte Tax LLP
NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2017 — Deloitte announced today that Steve Kimble has been named to lead Deloitte's tax business, effective Feb. 1, 2017. Kimble succeeds Carl Allegretti, who led the tax business for five years and will continue in leadership roles for both US and global marketplace efforts.
Steve brings a wealth of experience to this role, including anticipating market changes, guiding companies on complex tax issues, and attracting, developing, and retaining a team of high-performing professionals. I am confident that his strategic vision and commitment to our clients and people position him well to lead our US tax practice.
— Cathy Engelbert, chief executive officer, Deloitte US
Kimble most recently led a team of 4,300 professionals in the specialized tax services practice, comprised of global employer services, international tax and transfer pricing, mergers and acquisitions, multistate tax services and Washington tax policy. In addition to his management responsibilities, he served a number of large multinational clients across industries such as financial services, energy, manufacturing, health care and retail, while also serving on Deloitte’s board of directors.
“We continue to operate in a rapidly changing and increasingly digital global business environment, which creates both challenges and opportunities,” said Kimble. “As we navigate the rapid pace of change, I look forward to working closely with the companies we serve to provide high quality tax services and business insights. I’m also committed to developing agile talent and building the next generation of tax leaders to differentiate Deloitte in the marketplace.”
Based in New York, Kimble is passionate about the role of mentorship in guiding career development and takes great pride in serving as a mentor to professionals both within and outside of Deloitte. He holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Rutgers University, a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University and a Masters of Law in taxation from New York University School of Law. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and chair of the finance committee of the YMCA of Greater New York.
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world’s most admired brands, including 80 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies. Our people work across more than 20 industry sectors to deliver measurable and lasting results that help reinforce public trust in our capital markets, inspire clients to make their most challenging business decisions with confidence, and help lead the way toward a stronger economy and a healthy society.