BDO has announced that the former CEO of BDO Canada, Keith Farlinger, will take on the role of CEO for the international network, effective 1 November 2017.

Farlinger was the CEO of BDO Canada for seven years before joining BDO’s Global leadership team in the Americas, and he was the Canadian member of the network’s Global Board from 2008 to 2015.

Van Roekel who has held the position for six years will continue with BDO in the capacity of vice-chairman, to deal with strategic priorities such as China and Hong Kong.