The former chief executive of Crowe Clark Whitehill David Mellor has been elected as Crowe Horwath International new CEO, effective 1 April 2018.

Mellor was elected after a year long succession process led by the network’s board of directors and will succeed Kevin McGrath who is retiring on 31 March 2018 after serving as CEO since 2012.

Mellor will continue his work at Crowe Clark Whitehill, the network’s largest UK member firm, until the end of March 2018.