Pete Shimer

Chief Executive Officer (Interim)

Deloitte US

Pete Shimer

1015 2nd Ave

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Pete has been selected to serve as the interim Deloitte US chief executive officer until the spring of 2023. Deloitte is the largest professional services organization in the United States. With more than 172,000 professionals, Deloitte provides audit and assurance, tax, consulting, and risk and financial advisory services to a broad cross-section of the largest corporations and governmental agencies.

Pete most recently served as the Deloitte US Chief Operating Officer, leading Finance & Administration, Information Technology, and Corporate Development, bridging strategy and operations to drive world-class operating results. In this role, he was responsible for evaluating major investments—including acquisitions, joint ventures, technology, and innovation—and driving strategic choices in the area of cost leadership across the organization. Pete previously was the chair of Deloitte's US Operating Committee and a member of the US Executive Committee.

Pete has spent his entire career at Deloitte, starting as an auditor and serving in a number of leadership roles, including Chief Financial Officer, Lead Client Service Partner for several Fortune 500 clients, and Managing Partner of Deloitte's Seattle office.

Pete received a BA in Accounting from the University of Washington. He is a Board member for the University of Washington Foster School of Business and Co-Chair of the Board of Advisors for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. He is also a Past Chair of the Board of Directors for the University of Washington Foundation.

Pete Shimer