Deloitte US has appointed Alison Paul as vice chairman
and leader of the firm’s retail practice.

Paul is successor to Stacy Janiak and will
lead the development and implementation of key retail sector

Paul’s responsibilities will include working
with senior management of leading clients and overseeing one of the
network’s largest industry practices, which has more than 1,400

Paul has more than 20 years of experience in
the consumer products and retail industries. Since joining Deloitte
in 2002, she’s led a variety of global retail client engagements,
most recently serving as a principal in Deloitte’s strategic
relationship management function.

“While retailers renew their relationship with
the American consumer, they will also look to master efficiencies,
secure greater market share and increase profitability,” she

Janiak will continue to provide audit,
internal control, merger and acquisition and other specialised
services to Deloitte’s Fortune 500 consumer business